A 28-year-old female asked:
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can hair loss/thinning due to hypothyroidism or low serum ferritin levels be reversed once those problems are treated and corrected?

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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If your lab results are suggestive of anemia and hypothyroidism then it should improve with treatment of these conditions.
Answered on Dec 6, 2016
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