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A 24-year-old female asked:

I am 40 year old women, i suffer from diabetes and loss of hair. besides, i get pulse on my head above the right ear?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Diabetic with hair l: Have your thyroid checked. There is a higher prevalence of hypothyroidism in diabetics. Also have your doctor check that pulse. It is probably nothing to worry about but in rare cases it could be.
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