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Liver Disease And Hair Loss
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
PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome can be associated with fatty liver, high triglycerides, low hdl, high risk for diabetes, irregular periods, hair in unwanted areas and also male pattern hair loss. Insulin resistance is a common factor among the symptoms. Resulting high Insulin levels interfere in normal menstrual cycles, allowing for more testosterone like hormones to build up causing hair loss in some. ...Read more
Fatty liver/hair col: Yes it is ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
What kinds of illnesses cause hair loss? I am 38 f. I do have fatty liver from being obese and habe lost 35 lbs.
Any change: Actually any change in your body, even a good change like weight loss, can cause a temporary increase in the normal rate of hairs falling out. But this is a short phase, and when the hairs grow back, your hair will be as full as ever. ...Read more
Could fatty liver from obesity cause hair loss? Or is it from losing 52 lbs since march or could my fatty liver be getting worse
Biotin: Is a b vitamin (co-enzyme) necessary for fat and carbohydrate metabolism. Take the recommended amount and your kidneys and liver will thank you. ...Read more
I found out I had fatty liver in march. Changed diet and lost 62 lbs. Having some night sweats and hair loss. Worried I have cancer.?
Worrying does't help: I am worried about your 62 lb weight loss in 6 months. You need a good evaluation. No one can guess what you have until a good history and physical done with some blood tests and scans. ...Read more
What could rapid weight loss and hair loss be a sign of? I found out I have fatty liver in march. Changed my diet and exercise a little. But that seems like a lot of weight. 60lbs so far
Liver enzymes elevated w/3 weeks methimazole; don't drink; hair loss; 95.9f temp; lab norm except slightly high t4; want 2 reduce med; dr said no; why?
Ask your doctor!: I really can't speak for your doctor. Obviously he/she feels the benefits of Methimazole for you at this time outweighs the stress it is placing on your liver. Other doctors might have a different opinion- this is a judgement call. Ask your doc & if not satisfied seek a second opinion. There are other treatments available but mild elevations tend to be temporary. Herbs like milk thistle may help. ...Read more
Significant weight loss. Hair loss. Night sweats. Good apettite. Fatty liver. All blood work good. Thyroid good. Pain berween shoulder blades.?
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Elevated liver enzymes elevated platelets positive ANA fatigue hair loss muscle weakness joint pain frequent infections docs say idiopathic?
See Rheumatologist: I would recommend that you see a rheumatologist for a consultation. ...Read more
What are some symptoms of hypothyroidism in the beginning stages? So far I have some hair loss, I workout a lot but still have a distended abdomen
Have left side abdomen pain, hair loss, dizziness, indigestiion, full feeling. Diverculitus, celiac ruled out. What else could this condition be?
Experiencing terrible night sweats, hair loss/thinning, I also have noticed slight weight gain in the abdomen area and puffiness of my face.?
Evaluation: I would recommend that you see a physician for evaluations and blood work. ...Read more
Symptoms - severe weight and hair loss, yellow skin color, severe lower abdomen pain 38 year old female and remission in non-hodgkins lymphoma
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Rapid weight gain/hair loss/trouble urinating/constant body pain & discomfort/bloat/pain in stomach/abdomen/headaches & eye issues. What could it be?
X symptoms: I would suggest you see an astute internist who can tie all the symptoms together and provide you with a satisfactory answer and the necessary therapy. The symptoms are too multiple to come up with a simple answer for you in this format. ...Read more
Fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, swollen glands, bloated abdomen and legs, positive ANA test, negative lupus test, normal thyroid test...Help?!?
Yes, of course!: Hair growth is regulated byhormones in our body. So any hormonal derangments can cause hair loss of varing degrees (usually thinning).Some infections of the scalp skin can cause hair loss (usually patchy). The more severe foms of hair loss are caused by chemotherapy drugs commonly used to treat cancer. ...Read more
Lyme disease is known to cause every possible symptom including hair loss. However, this could also be related to hypothyroidism (which Lyme can cause) and nutrient deficiencies (esp. zinc, very common in Lyme patients) may play a role too. You might also have heavy metal toxicity.
Work with a good holistic doc.
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Thyroid: Hair change due to low thyroid is treated with thyroid replacement. Rogaine [minoxidil] will contribute very little. Treat whatever thyroid disease is present. Note that there might also be a separate reason for hair change. Age? Menstrual and pregnancy status? Meds and supplements? Birth control? Illness, injuries, fevers in last 6 months? Severe weight change? Family history? Exact details of ty ...Read more
Eventually: Yes, but it will take a while...Months at least. ...Read more
No: If it was truly caused by graves disease, it should normalize after graves is treated. ...Read more
There is Excessive Hair loss from my chest and behind and below the neck. What could be the reason for this? And I always forget where I kept my mobile at home. Is this a alzheimers disease?
Body hair loss: And memory issues need to be checked out by your doctor. Please see him/her. Alzheimer's is very unlikely. The hair loss suggest the possibility of a thyroid imbalance but your doc will let you know. Keep your mobile in the same place all the time and you will be less likely to loose it. Peace and good health. ...Read more
There is Excessive Hair loss from my chest. And I always forget where I kept my mobile at home. Is this a sign of alzheimers disease? Dandruff in hair, if I wash my hair, it decreases, but again the next day it increases.
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?
PCOS: You should see an endocrinologist or your obgyn for a complete evaluation. It sounds as though you may have pcos. There are medications that can help with all of the symptoms so go get checked out. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more