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Hair Loss And Irregular Periods
Polycystic ovaries: Your symptoms sound consistent with polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). This is a common disorder typically caused by Insulin resistance. Typically there is a family history for diabetes. The treatment is to follow a low carbohydrate (low starch) diet, exercise in order to cause weight loss. Metformin is a helpful medication once the diagnosis is established. ...Read more
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
Unexplained breast increase (not sexually active)
Massive hair loss Noticed hair on nose, thyroid problem? Weaning off accutane? Irregular periods
Endocrine problems: Those findings suggest an endocrine problem. You need to consult an internist for appropriate testing. ...Read more
Missed Period for months, chin acne, hair growth, and weight gain. (No PCO and normal hormonal levels)?
Abnormal: I would see an endocrinologist for a follow up to monitor hormones something sound wrong ...Read more
21 yr old female, hair and weight loss, fatigue, irritated scalp, anxiety, high stress, irregular periods, mood swings, thin spots?
Multiple poss,: Whatever the issue, stress may be resulting in or adding to the issue. Alopecea areata is hair loss that can be caused by stress, get on some zantac (ranitidine) 150mg. If no medical reason is found, and often there isn't ( adrenal insufficiency, thyroid, autoimmune dz) then Mirtazapine is a great drug for insomnia, appetite and mood/anxiety. It works well in those with your profile but you need to be seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods) . The following also describe me: Hair loss and Abnormal vaginal...
I am experiencing excess hair, irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods) , excessive menstrual cramps, unintentional weight loss, insomnia and breast pain (quality: tenderness) . The following also describe me: Fatigue, Mood swings,
Is 4.64TSH high? Experiencing rapid hair loss, palpitations and ovarian cysts. Also, is the hair loss reversible with treatment?
Normal TSH LEVELS: The normal range for TSH is generally stated as 0.5 to 5.0. However, many endocrinologists consider anything outside the range of 0.5 to 3.0 especially if there are clinical symptoms as abnormal. I would follow JP with an endocrinologist. The hair loss is reversible with treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 months without period (not pregnant/having sex), hair loss, fatigue, extreme irritability, unintended weight loss, anxiety--hyperthyroidism?
Yes: Yes you could have something wrong with your thyroid or something else going on. The symptoms of weight loss and anxiety is usually with hyperthyroidism while symptoms of hair loss and feeling tired are due to hypothyroidism but these are not hard and fast rules of diagnosis. Go to your physician for an appropriate exam and workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have very irregular periods , excessive hair fall normal hormonal levels normal weight .No signs of pcod .Plz?
Probably hormonal: If you have irregular menses and your hair is thinning, I suspect that you have some sort of hormone problem with elevated androgens. I suggest talking to your doctor about a thorough hormone evaluation. PCOS is just one cause for these symptoms. There are other hormonal diseases that can cause these same symptoms, such as Cushing syndrome and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. ...Read more
My hair are thinning and I have frontal baldness.I also have irregular periods.The hair loss started on the onset of puberty.Which disease is this?
Patchy hair loss and missed 3 months period not pregnan, high thyroid peroxades normal t4free ths, cramping, tired?
Yes: But need more data to confirm. Tsh, T4 lab and exam and scans. ...Read more
Do I have pcos because my facial hairs grow hair fall, it turns white irregularity in periods and also weight gain my weight is 65 kg height is 5'2"?
PCOS diagnosis: Pcos symptoms: weight gain, acne, thinning scalp hair, excess hair growth, irregular or absent periods, difficulty conceiving, and ovarian cysts, and it elevates risk for Insulin resistance. Usually there is excess of androgens, male hormones. The 2003 criteria for diagnosis are 2 of 3 of androgen excess, ovulatory dysfunction, and polycystic ovaries. You need blood tests and ovary ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My menses cycle only 3day. I have nite sweats, hirsutism, hair loss, back pain, acne vulgaris with rhynophyma, greasy skin. Is it due to high androgen?
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