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Which auto immune diseases cause hair loss

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Autoimmune Disease: A lupus diagnosis often brings many physical changes-from skin rashes to weight gain. And often, the most upsetting of these changes can be losing you ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Usually autoimmune disease will not cause hair growth instead you would have hair loss. On first glance your condition seems suggestive for pcos ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
This could be: This could be a number things. See your doctor for further evaluation.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malinda Linn
13 years experience Family Medicine
Definitely: This is definitely a possibility along with other possible hormonal causes. You should have a full workup by your physician for these symptoms.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair loss: Spironolactone, being antiandrogenic, actually is used to treat female pattern hair loss. Your hair loss may be genetically determined. Any other fema ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
I assume that : Thyroid function was looked at. If not need to check that box.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: There are eleven criteria that are evaluated for diagnosis of lupus and at least 4 of those need to be met. You may consult this site for more informa ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noel Shamley
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Screening for AI: A more comprehensive evaluation need to be done A rheumatologist might be of assistance Repeated screening for thyroid disorders is necessary a thyroi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maternal-fetal cells: Current theories focus on maternal-fetal cell trafficking (either as a fetus or as a mother); cells cross the placenta and lodge in various tissues of ... Read More
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