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does 1 strand of hair = Shedding?

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I took accutane 3 years ago and as far as i was concerned, my hair was fine. I've recently been put back on accutane. I'm about 20 days into it. I've read some posts about hair shedding and am very worried.

I notice that when I run my hands through my hair 5-6 times, 1-2 strands of hair fall out. Is that normal? Should I be worried?

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that's completely normal, you shouldn't worry about it. you loose about 50-100 hairs a day regardless of whether or not you are on accutane.

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running your hand through your hair 5 or 6 times and only coming out with 1 or 2 strands of hair sounds like you're doing okay, actually. I could be wrong, but I don't I think I am...

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you don't need to worry unless you actually start going bald. and even then the hair usually just grows back after you stop accutane.

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My hair shed started with 1 or 2 strands here and there but it got worse. Keep on eye on it and if your scalp starts to itch like crazy then you should be worried.

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