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hair loss after gallbladder surgery

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Dye hair: It is not a good idea to dye your hair just before surgery. You could have some reaction to the dye that would interfer with the surgery plans.
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Common sense: Since the site is far away from your head, if you fully rinse very carefully to be sure no chemicals are left that might irritate your scalp if you ca ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gall bladder: Hair loss and constant hunger are not symptoms of gall bladder disease. Since your thyroid tests are normal other tests such as blood sugar, iron leve ... Read More
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Unlikely: Symptoms that you have described can be due to other causes, and what comes to my mind is that it might be caused by medications, so are you on any tr ... Read More
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Possibly: however I also suggest a pancreatic ultrasound, blood chemistires including Fasting blood sugar, A1c level, thyroid function and pancreatic enzymes co ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gallbladder surgery: Having gallbladder surgery doesn't typically make you lose weight. Maybe a few pounds because you aren't eating a lot after surgery, and maybe a few m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Possible: if GB function is low <20%, then it could be the cause of pain when you eat fatty foods, and some people change diet enough to loose some weight, b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samir Gupta
28 years experience General Surgery
Yes: This typically results from not eating enough protein. Usually this will get better with supplants of protein. Ask nutritionist at your bariatric p ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
No.: No. But there is surgery for "baldness". This is to remove the bald part of the scalp and pull the hairy part together. This is called bald spot reduc ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: Biotin deficiency is rare, but can occur in persons with genetic mutations, on long-term antibiotics or anti-convulsants, or who eat a lot of raw egg ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Normal: This is totally normal and will resolve on its own. It is known as telogen effluvium-which in plain english is hair loss that occurs approximately 3 m ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Any woman is likely to experience hair loss after hysterectomy. A dermatologist can help you.
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