A 20-year-old male asked:
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just stopped prednisone after 11 months on it. losing lots of hair, even getting gray hair at 20 y/o. how long until everything get back to normal?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Prednisone/hair los: Hair thinning while on prednisone and hair loss during taper has been noted.It takes a few months f(2-4) or it to resolve.
Answered on Aug 10, 2015
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