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A 38-year-old female asked:

What's causing my hair loss? heavy menses due to large fibroids ,wearing a wig ,anemia due to fibroids .thyroids are very normal ,had that checked.

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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Hair loss in women: Well you've already had the thyroid checked. Being anemic can cause all kinds of problems. Alopecia areata is a immune disorder where your own immune system attacks your hair cells. Infections can also cause loss as well as lupus. If you have itching as well you may have something else going on in your body..as an example, gallstones, which can cause itching and hence hair loss.
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