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Hair loss from SARS-CoV-2 infection

Some patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 or CO-VID 19 experience hair loss.

You may notice hair loss. during daily combing or while washing your hair

In addition to COVID 19 causing hair loss This phenomenon is called telogen effluvium

Approximately 90% of the hairs on our scalp are in the growing phase called anagen, and about 10% of the hairs are in the resting phase called telogen. which lasts between 2-6 months and at the end of telogen The hair will come out of the follicle and gradually replaced by new anagen hairs.

On average, a normal person loses 100 to 150 strands of hair per day

But when a person experiences a stressful event such as being infected with COVID-19 Our bodies can change with a greater proportion of hair loss than normal people.

Some of them had prematurely reached 50% of telogen status.


When we know the cause And when there is abnormal hair loss from an illness, you will not be shocked. and try not to stress The condition will gradually improve in 3-6 months.

Nowadays, there are products to prevent hair loss. that gives good results like Loligene that helps reduce shedding and make hair roots strong

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