COVID-19 and hair loss: scary but not permanent
COVID-19 hair loss symptoms

COVID-19 and hair loss: scary but not permanent

Santhni Subramaniam
Santhni Subramaniam

In 10 seconds? A six-month follow-up study of hospitalized COVID-19 patients showed 22% of them to suffer from hair loss.

What’s in the study? A total of 1733 people previously infected with COVID-19 were enrolled in the study to understand the ongoing symptoms of the illness. Out of the 1733 individuals, 359 reported hair loss. This condition also referred to as telogen effluvium (TE) is when the body experiences a significant amount of stress and shock.

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