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Is it normal to lose 140 hairs a day?

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June 26, 2007 8:55PM


Average hair loss is about 100 strands a day1. However, it is probably not abnormal to lose 140, as that is probably the top normal level, and 100 is only an average.

Additionally, if you continue to lose large amounts of hair or notice any unusual bald spots, see your physician.


1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hair