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chances of going bald if bad thyroid?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Increased: A low thyroid function, untreated cn cause hair loss. But with proper thyroid meds your hir loss due to thyroid will stabilize. Genetic hair loss i'll not be affected.
Answered on Mar 24, 2012

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