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Coping with hair loss

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Hair loss following treatment for blood cancer can have an effect on you emotionally. But we have information to help you cope.

Losing your hair can cause a lot of distress to anyone and can hugely affect how you feel about yourself, and how you feel others see you. Regardless of whether you are male or female, young or old, it can affect the way you feel about yourself and others.

Hair loss can make you feel less self-confident, sad or even depressed. Feeling like this is perfectly normal and there are ways of helping yourself cope better with the loss of hair.

If you are experiencing complete hair loss, there is some advice which may be helpful:

If you’re experiencing partial hair loss, there is some advice which may be helpful:

 

Published: Feb 2016

Next planned review: Feb 2018