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Will my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid problems?

Will my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid problems?

Probably: If you got the problem corrected then it should grow back. It may take a while. Now, if you were bald before the thyroid problem, then you may just be out of luck. ...Read more

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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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My husbands hair falls out a lot everyday. Hes only 19. No bald patches only hair falling out when you touch them. Its A LOT of hair falling out.

My husbands hair falls out a lot everyday. Hes only 19. No bald patches only hair falling out when you touch them. Its A LOT of hair falling out.

See a dermatologist: Need exam by skin specialist. Alopecia areata? Telogen effluvium? Androgenic alopecia? Poisoning or drug effect? etc etc ...Read more

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My hair keeps falling out. Every day i see around ten hairs loosely falling out in single strands so i pull them out.

My hair keeps falling out. Every day i see around ten hairs loosely falling out in single strands so i pull them out.

Get seen: A competent dermatologist with a hand microscope and access to a lab can tell you if this is hypothyroidism, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata or one of the other. ...Read more

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3 months postpartum, eating healthy. Is it true that hair falls off after pregnancy? My hair started falling off and there's hair everywhere now

3 months postpartum, eating healthy. Is it true that hair falls off after pregnancy? My hair started falling off and there's hair everywhere now

Telogen effluvium: It is normal to lose hair after delivery as hair cycles between growth during pregnancy and loss postpartum. ...Read more

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My hair is falling out excessively afraid of combing or washing a lot falls out in chucks, also have psoriasis?

My hair is falling out excessively afraid of combing or washing a lot falls out in chucks, also have psoriasis?

See below: It sounds like you need seek treat for this. Seeing a dermatologist is a good start. You may also need to have your thyroid checked as this can cause hair loss as well. If you are having joint pain with you psoriasis, you may want to see a rheumatologist as well to make certain that you do not have psoriatic arthritis. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hair is falling out by the fistfuls! help!

Hair is falling out by the fistfuls!  help!

Hair falling out: This is not normal. You need to see your doctor for examination and tests. E.G. You may have an endocrine or underactive thyroid problem. ...Read more

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Sir I am using minoxin 5plus.At first hair fall stops without regrowth of lost hairs but now hairs begins to fall. ?

Sir I am using minoxin 5plus.At first hair fall stops without regrowth of lost hairs but now hairs begins to fall.

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Can happen: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can make sure there's not another cause for your hair loss. This can happen with Minoxidil but as you continue the hair gets thicker and thicker. ...Read more

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Feel tired, my hair are falling out too. Will the hair grow back?

Possibly: It sounds like you may have a couple things going on. Tired symptoms could be related to thyroid or other internal disease. You should get a regular medical evaluation. The hair should grow back if the underlying problem is found. ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out at 18?

Why is my hair falling out at 18?

Unusual!: You need a proper evaluation for hair loss- blood work, possibly a biopsy. Get to a dermatologist or start with your primary. Make sure that your liver, kidneys, and thyroid are ok- also make sure that you're not anemic! ...Read more

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Why is my hair falling out ?

Many reasons. : Thryoid problems can cause hair loss. Nutritional deficiencies--biotin, magnesium, zinc- can also cause hair loss. Is it in one area or all over? If it is falling out in patches, you need to see a dermatologist. Finally stress--physiologic- such as an illness, surgery, pregancy , can cause hair loss about 6 months later. See your doctor. It can be a sign of another systemic illness. ...Read more

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How do I stop my hair falling out from anorexia?

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Anorexia: It is reversible once your eating disorder is treated. ...Read more

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My hair falling out after bleaching , what to do?

My hair falling out after bleaching , what to do?

Um...: ...maybe don't bleach your hair? What's wrong with the REAL you??? I doubt there's anything wrong with you! I bet if you don't bleach your hair again, it'll stop falling out! Sorry if that's too pragmatic. Good luck! ...Read more

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Having episode of telogen effluvium. When does hair start growing back after losing it?

Having episode of telogen effluvium. When does hair start growing back after losing it?

Depends on you: In part this depends on how you got telogen effluvium. Cause shouldn't because they can be triggered by stress, crash dieting, physical trauma such as an automobile accident. surgery with a shock to the system. Certain medicines can also reduce it, you have to look at the long-haul and it comes back to normal over 6 to 9 months ...Read more

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Hair falling suddenly at 18 years.?

Hair falling suddenly at 18 years.?

Hairloss at age 18: Do you take any medications? Are you a male or a female? If you are a female have you ever been, or are you pregnant? Where is the hairloss exactly? Which parts of the scalp? Any new hair cosmetics, shampoos, consitioners? ...Read more

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Will my hair fall out during radiation therapy?

Will my hair fall out during radiation therapy?

In area treated: You will lose hair only in the area that is being directly treated. ...Read more

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