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Iron Deficiency Hair
Why do I scar so easily now? Doc says no thyroid issue, inflammation or iron deficiency. Hair/nails brittle skin/scalp dry, teeth pains/white tongue.
Hair were healthy in april 2013. Afterwards had hairfall due to iron deficiency. Now hair is thin & less growth. What vitamins can I take?
HairTodayGoneTomorro: Only one way to find out: wait and see. It'll "normally" grow about half an inch or so per month. No practical way to know if it will all grow back. But it will stop shedding, unless something else is wrong. Plus good hair and scalp hygiene will help. And figuring out what caused the deficiency in the first place. And if you have any other deficiencies (e.g. biotin). ...Read more
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After an iron deficiency, she is regrowing her hair slowly but the very front doesn't show regrowth yet (she has been taking iron for a month)?
Continue therapy: When treating iron deficiency with oral iron, it can take several months at least to completely replace the iron your lost. Therefore, it may take longer for your hair to regenerate and for any nail changes to revert to normal. Continue to take the iron and it probably will be a bit longer before all of your hair returns to normal. ...Read more
Is my hairloss related with my iron deficiency? Blood test shows 12 units-iron deficienecy. (13-300). Taking iron pills. Pls help very less hair :'(.
IIf I use minoxidil along with iron tabs to speed up the process, is it ok to stop minox after hair growth (iron deficiency)??
Yes.: If you have hair thinning or hair that is brittle, from iron deficiency, then taking iron and correcting the deficiency should return you to normal. I may take a number of weeks for the hair to come back to normal, given the rate at which hair grows, but in the end, it should be normal. Any benefit that Minoxidil adds should pale in comparison to what iron will do, and can be stopped w/o concern ...Read more
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