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A 22-year-old female asked:

i am 22 yr old. my tsh level is 4.53 and having medicine. i gt loss large volume of hair daily. can i prevent this? hair will grow back?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
More needed: You need more thyroid hormone to make TSH 1. Hair will eventually come if there no other reasons.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Hypothyroidism: Among many others, hair loss can be one symptom of hypothyroidism. With a TSH of 4.53 you may have this condition, and you're on thyroxine. Your hair may grow back as your thyroid problem is corrected, but it may take several months.

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