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Can high calcium levels cause hair loss

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ben Treen
Dermatology 39 years experience
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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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: Severe hypocalcemia can cause skin changes but does not cause diffuse hair loss.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
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
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
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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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hair loss: Difficult to answer because you apparently have "hair loss due to change in hormone levels." Puberty is usually complete by age 25 and change in hormo... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: Telogen effluvium can be triggered by iron deficiency. However, don't make the assumption of a relationship and if you're iron-deficient, look for the... Read More

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