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hair grow back after thyroid problem

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably: If you got the problem corrected then it should grow back. It may take a while. Now, if you were bald before the thyroid problem, then you may just be ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Thyroid level changes, either going up or down are associated with temporary hair loss. A chronically low level causes chronic hair loss. Autoimmune ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Grows back if treate: Once you treat and bring the thyroid level to normal, and if that is the cause of hair loss, hair will grow back.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Often yes: But takes time- year.
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Dr. Sean Bush
Dr. Sean Bush answered
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
It's possible.: She will not know unless she tries.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hair: I presume you lost your hair because of treatment of a thyroid cancer. Is that correct? If so your hair may not grow back but attractive wigs will mak ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Usually yes: Hi. Hair thinning can be associated with both hypo- and hyperthyroidism, and usually goes back to normal with treatment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Alopecia?: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disor ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
If no follicle scar: If the follicles is not scarred, it is very likely that the hair will grow back. However, if scar develops, the hair may stop growing.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes hair grow back: Once you stop using chemotherapy, your hair will grow back and come back to near normal within 2-3 months.

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