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    Nov 26, 2014, 10:47 AM
    Does Loestrin 20 cause hair loss?
    Hi, I have been given Loestrin 20 birth control pill, but I have mild alopecia and so told the nurse I wanted one low in androgen. However she has given me this, but apparently Loestrin is high in androgen and can cause hair loss? Is this the case?
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    Nov 27, 2014, 02:33 AM
    The issue at hand, is what is the cause of your alopecia? There are different causes. Hormones is only one (although the more common one)
    If this is a concern go see the doctor who ordered this and see about other options.

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