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Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Can thyroid cause scalp rash & hair lost?

Can thyroid cause scalp rash & hair lost?

Thyroid: A thyroid condition may give rise to a scalp rash, namely seborrheo which can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Autoimmune, celiac, vitamin def, thyroid,anemia all normal. still having dark circles, dry hair is thinning, dry skin, could it be pcos or low acid?

Autoimmune, celiac, vitamin def, thyroid,anemia all normal. still having dark circles, dry hair is thinning, dry skin, could it be pcos or low acid?

Dry thin hair& skin: Sounds like you've had all the proper blood work. I would make sure you get vit D and B checked. You could have an intolerance to gluten which would not show up on any lab test. The sx also sound like you maybe malnourished..have you been doing extreme dieting? I know when I diet everything is affected, and not right away. Try going gluten free, and drink water and tea..no soda. Feel better! ...Read more

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? Thyroid. Cold sensitivity, cold toes, fingers, joint(?)aches, dry skin, brittle nails hair, sore muscles, stiff body. diangosis w/ hypothyroidism 1990 & on .125 mcg meds. Normal TSH & t4. Problems now? What

? Thyroid. Cold sensitivity, cold toes, fingers, joint(?)aches, dry skin, brittle nails hair, sore muscles, stiff body. diangosis w/ hypothyroidism 1990 & on .125 mcg meds. Normal TSH & t4. Problems now? What

Thyroid "normal": As you obviously know all your symptoms fit into hypothyroidism. What you may not know is that the so called normal range thyroid levels is rather broad. You may very well still be hypothyroid. I would suggest seeing an endocrinologist who may be more liberal in your lab readings. ...Read more

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Hair loss, no flaky dandruff, little itchy bumps. Th are consistently below range, TSH normal. Dermatologist says its seborrheic dermatitis. Vitamins?

Hair loss, no flaky dandruff, little itchy bumps. Th are consistently below range, TSH normal. Dermatologist says its seborrheic dermatitis. Vitamins?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder that mainly affects your scalp, causing scaly, itchy, red skin and stubborn dandruff. Typically caused by overproduction of oils in the skin and a yeast called malassezia. Easy to treat, just follow the recommendations. ...Read more

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Can alopecia areata cause diffuse thinning of scalp n severe hairfall? Coz biopsy report says i have no telogen effluivm. Anagen telogen ratio is 8:2

Can alopecia areata cause diffuse thinning of scalp n severe hairfall? Coz biopsy report says i have no telogen effluivm. Anagen telogen ratio is 8:2

Means total hr loss: If that is correct diagnosis you have total baldness. Good web sites are www.mayoclinic.com and www.johnshopkins.com with search term slope is areata ...Read more

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Sudden oily scalp n severe hair fall on normal looking scalp with less hair growth on body.It had started 2yrs ago. No telogen eff. Then what is it?

Sudden oily scalp n severe hair fall on normal looking scalp with less hair growth on body.It had started 2yrs ago. No telogen eff. Then what is it?

Ans: Many possibilities but need more history like do you color your hair? Family history. How is it falling out? In a pattern, breaking? You may need lab work for endocrine problems. See you doctor ...Read more

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Easy bruising, hair loss, unintentional weight loss, dry skin, petechia, increased sweating, difficulty sleeping, low platelet count and taking ptu (propylthiouracil). ?

Easy bruising, hair loss, unintentional weight loss, dry skin, petechia, increased sweating, difficulty sleeping, low platelet count and taking ptu (propylthiouracil). ?

Could be due to PTU (propylthiouracil): The most common side effects are related to the skin and include rash, itching, hives, abnormal hair loss, and skin pigmentation. A decrease of white blood cells in the blood (agranulocytosis) may occur. Symptoms and signs of agranulocytosis include infectious lesions of the throat, the gastrointestinal tract, and skin with an overall feeling of illness and fever. This all could be due to ptu (propylthiouracil). ...Read more

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62-yr woman w: diarrhea sudden weigh loss depression insomnia 15 lung nodules appear benign rash on legs. Cbc thyroid pancreas appear normal. Cause?

62-yr woman w: diarrhea sudden weigh loss depression insomnia 15 lung nodules appear benign rash on legs. Cbc thyroid pancreas appear normal. Cause?

See your doctor: You should discuss the need for further tests with your doctor including a biopsy of the lung nodules if recommended. You may need a stool sample to test for blood and a ct scan of your abdomen, chest and head. ...Read more

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21 years old, migraine, high pulse rate, bleeding gums, irregular periods, peptic ulcer, and rash on the skin.

21 years old, migraine, high pulse rate, bleeding gums, irregular periods, peptic ulcer, and rash on the skin.

2 separate problems: 1. Bleeding gums= Gingivitis. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! 2. See your physician for the multiple general health disorders. Rec.: see your physician for examination, tests, labs and treatment. ...Read more

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High alkaline phosphatase, fatigue, weight gain, inflamed corneas! have thyroid condition on synthroid, (thyroxine) any ideas? My hair falls out a lot lately too!

High alkaline phosphatase, fatigue,  weight gain, inflamed corneas! have thyroid condition on synthroid, (thyroxine) any ideas? My hair falls out a lot lately too!

May need med change,: If you're on synthroid (thyroxine) and you have these symptoms, you may need to adjust your med/meds as you still have signs of hypothyroidism. You should see your doctor for this and your high alk-phos as it can mean liver disease or possibly pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more