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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Ask your doctor!: I really can't speak for your doctor. Obviously he/she feels the benefits of Methimazole for you at this time outweighs the stress it is placing on yo ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Lots of reasons: Go see your family doc and even get a referral to a dermatologist specializing in hair loss. First, remember that stress can lead to hair loss. Child ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair resto ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahdis Sarrafi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair loss.: hair loss has many different causes, anemia, low or high thyroid function, low vitamin levels, genetics, medications etc. you need to see a doctor to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
No.: If you mean hair dye, no -- it will make no difference, one way or the other, in your rate of hair loss. The hair will usually grow back once your thy ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: Hair coloring can negatively affect hair loss and hair thinning. Underactive thyroid can also negatively affect hair loss and hair thinning. So bot ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Maybe: If the hair loss is caused by hypothyroidism, then thyroid hormone replacement will stop the hair loss. Often time, the thyroid is not the cause of t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It does in some peop: It may do for some people as it is indicated for that.But in my opinion success with rogain is limited.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No : The hair is breaking off because of defective protein. It is not true hair "loss" and will grow out once your thyroid level is normalized, but will ta ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience Dermatology
No: Correct the thyroid dysfunction, and the hair may regrow. Biotin has no effect on thyroid hair loss.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Rogaine/Propecia: Both together are more effective than one alone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Increasing your testosterone can lead to increasing hair loss, particularly if you're genetically prone to hair loss.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
No: However, hyperthyroidism is commonly associated with hair loss and it may take up to 3 months to see it get better and that will not start until the t ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
It doesn't: Get your thyroid level recheck to see if you are on the right dose and that your level is normal on the replacement.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Needs Evaluation: Complete endocrine and gyn examination are needed to help you find the answer to your question.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Biotin has been reco: Biotin has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners.As it is shown that biotin deficiency can cause hair loss.It c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes: For some people ,regular use of minoxidil religiously for many years will slow or even reverse hair loss due to aging and loss of hormones
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Propecia (finasteride) has been clinically proven to help. In a 5-year study of men with mild to moderate hair loss, 2 out of 3 of the men who took ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Both: It can do both.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid: A thyroid condition may give rise to a scalp rash, namely seborrheo which can cause hair loss.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes: Usually this is an athletic, anorexic woman who stops having menstrual periods.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hair loss: Your hair loss may also be hormone related. See your doctor about getting some blood work done.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
If hair loss: Would tend to see with hypothyroid issue, so, you could check to be sure. Also, medication can do this, so clarify.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Alopecia not therapy: Alopecia is not a treatment or a therapy for hair loss.Alopecia is hair loss.

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