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can high calcium levels cause hair loss

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
It can: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ben Treen
Dr. Ben Treen answered
38 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Insufficient iron stores as measured by ferritin levels is strongly associated with hair loss in women. It is important to measure ESR (erythrocyte se ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Severe hypocalcemia can cause skin changes but does not cause diffuse hair loss.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Look for another cause for your hair loss -- if it's not a normal man's progressive baldness, consider a thyroid check, a scalp fungus, telogen effluv ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair loss: More commonly hair loss is seen in thyroid disorders and may also be genetic. Your gynecologist can deal with high FSH issue. A dermatologist can eva ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No.: Vitamin A in usual diet is not known to cause hair loss. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk p ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Bring with you copies of blood tests. Bring all meds, vitamins, supplements.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What is the question: You need to discuss these labs with the doctor who is evaluating you in the context of your clinical condition. Many of the symptoms you describe may ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, iron deficiency: Can result in hair loss. Other common symptoms are pica (craving eating ice or dirt), headaches, fatigue and shortness of breath with exercise. An ove ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair loss: Hi, yes iron deficiency can increase hair loss.
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