A 37-year-old member asked:
can you lose your hair if you get rituximab?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 33 years experience
No: Unless the drug is part of a chemotherapy regimen. The use of Rituximab alone does not cause hair loss.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Will you lose your hair if you get rituximab injection?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Uncommon: It is uncommon to lose hair with Rituximab therapy. It can affect the immune system so theoretically, it can indirectly cause hair loss. However, I have never seen hair loss from Rituximab infusions. So my final answer would be unlikely.
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