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How Long Does Hair Loss Associated With Hyperthyroidism Last
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
Does levothyroxine couse hair loss and if it does after how long of treatment this side effect have been seen ?
Variable: Hormonal changes/salivary changes are not set in stone and exaclty the same for anyone. Likely it will cont during pregnancy and likely during nursing. Know that increased saliva is only good for your oral health and helps reduce the risk of decay by buffering acidic encounters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Individualized: Teething symptoms will be different for every child. Decreased appetite can be associated with teething and only your child will no how long this will last. Provide loving support, teething rings, the correct dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe pain and plenty of fluids until your child completes teething. Remember, teething is a natural life process... Your child will get through it just as you did. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does levothyroxine couse hair loss and if it does after how long of treatment this side effect have been seen?
Not long.: Iron deficiency corrects pretty quickly with iron treatment. If the level of anemia was severe it may take longer. I would say that the pallor should be gone when the hemoglobin is around 9 g/dl. It takes about a week to increase the hemoglobin by 1. For babies, i would expect to have the pallor resolved by 1 month's time certainly. If not, things should be re-evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
Usually after...: The "teething symptoms" vary from child to child, but typically subside after the first 6-8 front teeth came through. Often, after the age of 1, many children are not really that bothered from teething. But same as with thumb-sucking, many kids don't and some do for quite awhile. Enjoy the baby: babies are miracles of life! good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sun exposure needed: Some people have naturally pale skin complexion and so it is normal for those folks. In temperate zone, skin tone is somewhat darker in summer months and gets lighter with fall/winter. If your skin has always been so, then it it normal. Getting vitd supplement orally won't help your skin color, only sun exposure will. But should balance the risk of sunburn/cancer etc... Good luck. ...Read more
How long does "lanugo" hair last for (anorexic/low body weight caused) after your weight/body fat has been restored to normal?
Variable: In some it is permanent.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do people typically loose their head hair when treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy, or both. How long is hair loss for?
Chemotherapy: Yes. However, you have previously stated that your tumor was not cancerous. Why would you need this kind of treatment. Chemo and XRT target cells with high replication and turnover such as malignant cells as well as hair. Once treatment is discontinued and body has recovered, there is regrowth of the hair but may be reduced in density and quality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It should clear up fairly soon after the deficiency is adequately corrected. ...Read more
How long does alzheimer's disease "take" from first symptoms 'til complete and permanent loss of all control?
Sepsis: Fussiness in a child with sepsis is a non-specific symptom. In a child who does not possess the verbal skills yet to explain how they feel, this in part is their way of letting us know they do not feel well. Duration of fussiness might vary based upon underlying cause of sepsis, the organ systems involved, the child's underlying disposition, and the environmental stressors. ...Read more
Find the root cause: I get this question a lot and unfortunately I have to say no about the medications. But i'd like to offer another solution. The goal of hyperthyroid meds is to. ...Read more
In your experience&practice have you noticed hair loss with the med tapezole? What about hyperthyroidism?Have both and read both can?
How do I stop hair loss for hyperthyroidism? I been losing hair for 2-3 weeks. How do I stop this? I'm currently taking propylthiouracil.
Can I have hyperthyroidism even if tests have been negative? Symptoms of rapid weight loss, hair loss, fatigue and dry circular skin patches.
Unlkikely!: If your TSH is normal, and your free T4 and T3 (liothyronine) are normal, it would be quite (no extremely) unlikely that you are hyperthyroid. Illness itself can cause hair and weight loss. I suspect you need an alternate diagnosis. Since I do not know your age, it is hard to make suggestive diagnoses. ...Read more
I have hyperthyroidism. Could my head tremors and hair loss be from my thyroid issues.Should my dr. Be checking t3, (liothyronine) T4 more?
Yes it may be: Hyperthyroidism can trigger a condition called telogeneffuvium that result in hair loss and it also causes tremors. You did not mention what meds you are taking and what your tsh, t3, (liothyronine) T4 levels are you need to get proper tratment and bring your levels within normal. ...Read more
I think i may have some symptoms of hyperthyroidism e.G pain in knee joints, hair loss, anxiety..Can you recommend any diet supplements for this?
Tsh is 1 but I don't feel ok..usually have fast heart 90-100 rest-fast breathing-muscle cramps-hair loss..am I level hyperthyroidism or not related?
Heart beat fast: i would have a complete physical with your primary care doctor. He or she can sort out these issues for you. It is not likely hyperthyroidism. Are you the only bald member in the family? If not, it is likely genetic. Fast heart beat can be anxiety. Are you very stressed? De stress your life. ...Read more
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
I have alopecia areata due to hyperthyroidism due to which I have bald patches on my beard. I am on neomercazole now. How can I regain my hair ??
See a dermatologist: A. Areata is not caused by thyroid disease. It is an autoimmune disorder. People with 1 autoimmune disease are at increased risk for another. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease. Treatment of each problem is specific and separate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair loss, F- derm said telogen effluvium- bloodwork ok, no other med probs, no fam history of hair loss-no fungal infection. How long can it last?
Ask the derm: The DR who determined you have telogen effluvium should discuss it in detail. Be sure she answers all your questions. What is the specific cause of your problem? There are many possible. This is very important. Typical telogen lasts about 3 months. If present less than 6 months it is acute. If over 6 months it is chronic. The circumstances causing it determine the duration. ...Read more
50 mg spironolactone (for hormonal acne) caused diffuse hair loss for me for last 5 months. Thyroid/iron/autoimmune/etc. labs all normal. Will this resolve without stopping the med? How long could it take? Would a change in dosage maybe help?
Hair loss: Spironolactone, being antiandrogenic, actually is used to treat female pattern hair loss. Your hair loss may be genetically determined. Any other female relatives with hair thinning pattern? For further evaluation a dermatologist may be able to pinpoint the type of hair loss you have and determine whether hair regrowth may be likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does hair loss occur after you stop taking nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?
Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) Hair Loss: When changes in hormones or hormone treatments (birth control) occur, hair follicles may enter a shedding phase. This shedding phase may last 6-12 weeks on average and might be accompanied by a slight decrease in coverage of the scalp or volume. The severity of the shed is determined by your genetic risk for female hair loss. A non-invasive haircheck measurement can help track the loss ; regrowth. ...Read more
4m pp, thyroid levels normal, thyroid enlarged, u/s today. How long until normal pp hair loss and exhaustion level out? I am bf'ing
Can prolonged swelling swelling of the leg unrelated to vascular issues cause hair loss in said leg?
In short yes: chronic edema or otherwise noted swelling of the leg / lower extremity can be associated with what's known as stasis dermatitis. In which the skin becomes very tight and thin. Which results in micro tears, with chronic inflammation and metaplasia or changing of the cells, Which would theoretically result in hair loss. ...Read more
How much and for how long should I take Biotin, Selenium and zink for hair loss/damage due to previously taking Depakote?
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