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A 34-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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: A low ferritin dose not cause hair loss, however in iron deficiency which leads to low ferritin patients may have hair loss. This can be observed in ... Read More
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Dr. David Feig
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: A ferrtin of 17 is borderline low. Most labs would say 10 and below is low. But if you are having problems losing your hair, it is important to chec ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Recover: Too difficult to say when your hair will recover but it will happen. Please be patient!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your Dr.: Cannot tell from 400 characters over internet. Likely the two issues are unrelated, but might be something like thyroid. Need history and exam by your ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Generally low: Tsh will lead to an increased tendency for hair to break due to poor protein in the hair shaft, but it's not true hair loss. It will restart growing n ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple reasons : This is truly a tough question. Best you see an endocrinologist. Get well soon!
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Hair loss: Apparently hair loss is a known side effect of isotretinoin. See http://www.dermnetnz.org/treatments/isotretinoin.html for more details. Tell prescrib ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: A low TSH usually means that you are have a high level of thyroid hormone in your system and hyperthyroidism can be associated with hair loss. Usually ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Hair loss & ferritin: It is common for women with ferritin lower than around 50 to have hair shedding. If there is also a rash with dry itchy skin and tiredness, this need ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Not sure: If your Dht is low from taking finasteride, you may have a loss of libido but unlikely erection loss. Low Dht is actually protective against hair los ... Read More
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