A 37-year-old female asked:
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why is my hair loss getting worse after an increase in levothyroxine? had tests, haven't gone hyperthyroid & serum ferritin level is good.

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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
LEVOTHYROXINE HAIR: UNFORTUNATELY, ABOUT ONE IN A HUNDRED PEOPLE DEVELOP SOME KIND OF HAIR LOSS WHEN TAKING THIS THYROID MEDICATION. DO YOU TAKE ANY OTHER MEDS?
Answered on Jul 5, 2015
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