• Blood test: Disease conditions related to hair loss, such as thyroid disease and cancer or hormonal imbalance can cause hair loss.
• Pull test: Doctor gently pulls several dozen hairs to see how many come out. This helps determine the stage of the shedding process.
• Scalp biopsy: To examine the hair roots. This can help determine whether an infection is causing hair loss.
• Light microscopy: Microscopy helps in finding disorders of the hair shaft.
Related Journals of Diagnosis for Hair Loss
Journal of Cosmetology & Trichology, Dermatology Case Reports, Hair : Therapy & Transplantation, Journal of Pigmentary Disorders, World Journal of Plastic Surgery, Journal of cosmetic and laser therapy, Journal in Dermatology and Venereology, Hair Therapy & Transplantation