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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

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Lost a patch of hair than found out I have hashimotos thyroid problems. Will the hair grow back? It's been 6 years and will i loose more hair?

Lost a patch of hair than found out  I have hashimotos thyroid problems. Will the hair grow back?  It's been 6 years and will i loose more hair?

Possibly: Thyroid level changes, either going up or down are associated with temporary hair loss. A chronically low level causes chronic hair loss. Autoimmune disorders, such as hashimotos can be associated with a chronic diffuse hair loss. Alopecia areata is a seperate but associated autoimmune disorder in which one loses patches of hair resulting in bald spots. This can be treated. ...Read more

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What do the experts think, should my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid issues?

What do the experts think, should my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid issues?

Grows back if treate: Once you treat and bring the thyroid level to normal, and if that is the cause of hair loss, hair will grow back. ...Read more

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Can my hair grow back after thyroid treatment?

Hair: I presume you lost your hair because of treatment of a thyroid cancer. Is that correct? If so your hair may not grow back but attractive wigs will make you look gorgeous again. Go for it! ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after thyroid treatment? Please help me docs!

Usually yes: Hi. Hair thinning can be associated with both hypo- and hyperthyroidism, and usually goes back to normal with treatment. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back after started drinking d-vitamine oil?

Will hair grow back after started drinking d-vitamine oil?

Alopecia?: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disorder. A dermatologist can tell you if you have Propecia (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it. Peace and good health. D & hair loss help appears minimal at best. Here's a link http://www.webmd.com/beauty/hair-health-11/eat-hair-type?page=2 ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after multiple pullings?

Will my hair grow back after multiple pullings?

If no follicle scar: If the follicles is not scarred, it is very likely that the hair will grow back. However, if scar develops, the hair may stop growing. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after chemotherapy?

Will my hair grow back after chemotherapy?

Yes hair grow back: Once you stop using chemotherapy, your hair will grow back and come back to near normal within 2-3 months. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back after sebohhreic dermatitis?

Will hair grow back after sebohhreic dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis doesn't usually result in loss of hair. It just leads to itching and flaking of the skin on the face and in the scalp. I suppose that if you scratched an area enough that there was inflammation, infection, and scarring there could be permanent hair loss. But that wouldn't be due to the seborrheic dermatitis. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

Alopecia areata: Up to 50 percent of patients who present with patchy alopecia areata experience spontaneous hair regrowth within one year. However, most will relapse. There are a variety of treatments for it, including topical and intralesional corticosteroids as well as some systemic therapies. ...Read more

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Might hair grow back after 1st degree burn?

Might hair grow back after 1st degree burn?

Yes: Yes, because a 1st degree burn does not burn the bulb/root of the hair follicle (where the hair originates). ...Read more

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When will my hair grow back after a miscarriage ?

When will my hair grow back after a miscarriage ?

6 months: Telogen effluvium or hair loss from stress causes shedding of hair for several months but it grows back. Hair normally grows a centimeter a month after it starts growing. ...Read more

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Can my hair grow back after having poor blood circulation for months?

Can my hair grow back after having poor blood circulation for months?

Where: Depends of where is the lack of blood circulation, Not common could see dermatologist ...Read more

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Will cancer patient's hair grow back after chemo?

Will cancer patient's hair grow back after chemo?

Yes: Hair loss is usually a transient side effect of chemotherapy. Some people may notice some difference in their hair color or texture when it grows back. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after ringworm tinea capitis ?

Will my hair grow back after ringworm tinea capitis ?

It should: But may be slow in return compared to growing out a short haircut. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back after yrs of being pulled out and if so how long will it take and what can I do to make it grow back?

Will hair grow back after yrs of being pulled out and if so how long will it take and what can I do to make it grow back?

Sometimes: Unfortunately there are many aspects and factors to this question. Hair can often grow back after months to years, but may not if return if there is damage to the hair follicle. ...Read more

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Will my facial hair grow back after radiation therapy?

Will my facial hair grow back after radiation therapy?

Possibly: Assuming you lost the hair from treatment for a cancer in the oral cavity or pharynx, it would depend on the technique. These days most radiation doctors use imrt for head and neck cancers. This distributes the radiation widely and therefore less dose directly to the skin versus older methods. Often in this case the hair will grow back but sometimes more sparsely. ...Read more

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Will my daughter hair grow back after a scalp infection ?

Will my daughter hair grow back after a scalp infection ?

Possibly but...: The chances of regrowth depend on a lot of factors. The amount of area involved, the type of infection (i.e fungal), the duration of infection, and the treatment used/needed. A dermatologist should probably be consulted in case scalp injections can help to stimulate hair regrowth. Time may be of the essence in getting evaluated/treated, so please followup promptly. ...Read more

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I have been having severe seb.Dermatitis and hair loss for two years. Will my hair grow back after treating seb dermatitis?

I have been having severe seb.Dermatitis and hair loss for two years. Will my hair grow back after treating seb dermatitis?

Generally yes.: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory condition that is thought to be due to a ubiquitous yeast called pityrosporum ovale. Flares of seb derm are typically associated with physical or emotional stresses, as do hair loss, which we call telogen effluvium. As long as there is no evidence of scarring (loss of follicles), your hairs will grow back once the stressor(s) are removed. ...Read more