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Does thryronorm 25mg cause of alopecia and dry skin with echema?

Does thryronorm 25mg cause of  alopecia and dry skin with echema?

Thyroid: The underlying thyroid condition would most likely cause these symptoms and not the meds used to treat it. best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


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Phentermine causes hairloss (alopecia)?

Phentermine causes hairloss (alopecia)?

Not usually: But extreme dieting and nutritional deficiencies and stresss are more likely causes. ...Read more

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Could wearing hat for long time cause traction alopecia or faster progress of mpb?

Could wearing hat for long time cause traction alopecia or faster progress of mpb?

Alopecia: Yes, wearing a hat long time can speed up hair loss, but at your age there may be other causes. No hurry, but you should see your at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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Is there another cause for alopecia than genetic? I've had it for 8 years and am only 20, no one in family has it. Get shots in scalp every month

Is there another cause for alopecia than genetic? I've had it for 8 years and am only 20, no one in family has it. Get shots in scalp every month

The type: The type you have is probably autoimmune and this can be genetic. This is alopecia areata. Please go to national alopecia areata foundation website for more information. ...Read more

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Will keeping my hair in a loose bun cause traction alopecia?

Will keeping my hair in a loose bun cause traction alopecia?

Loose is fine.: Traction alopecia results from maintaining your hair pulled back tight to the scalp,which literally pulls the front hairs out from the scalp. Keeping a loose bun or ponytail should be fine. ...Read more

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What causes alopecia?

What causes alopecia?

Hair loss: Alopecia can be inherited, related to shock or stress, dietary deficiencies such as malnutrition, genetic disorders, medication, and an autoimmune disorder in which the body's antibodies attack the hair follicles. Hormonal disorders can cause hairloss such as hypothryoidism. Exogenous trauma such as curling irons, constant pulling hairstyles (traction alopecia) and chemical trauma, e.g. Chlorine. ...Read more

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What causes alopecia in women?

What causes alopecia in women?

Many causes.: Can be autoimmune, hormonal or nutritional. Need to see a dermatologists. ...Read more

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What can cause alopecia in a 16 year old?

What can cause alopecia in a 16 year old?

Lots: Stress can cause hair loss. Hypothyroidism is a common cause. Girls who twirl their hair or pull it back too tightly can also lose hair. A numer of nutritional defiencies can cause hair loss. Some times it can just be hereditary alopecia at a young age. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more