Dermatology Q29

A 27-year-old woman is evaluated in the office for generalized hair loss. She has not had any similar episodes previously. The patient is 3 months postpartum and does not take any medications. On physical examination, vital signs are normal. The scalp skin itself appears normal with no erythema, scale, or scarring. The hair shafts are normal as well. As the hair was combed through, several hairs fell out at the root. The remainder of the examination is unremarkable.

Which of the following is the most appropriate management?

A Intralesional glucocorticoids

B Oral finasteride

C Topical minoxidil

D Reassurance

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