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Doctor insights on: Losing Eyebrows Thyroid

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Need help when my thyroid becomes normal, will my outer eyebrows grow?

Need help when my thyroid becomes normal, will my outer eyebrows grow?

Probably: If you are hypothyroid, hair loss of the head and brow is not unusual. This usually improves with thyroid replacement. ...Read more

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The outer part of my eyebrow is thinning out badly. I heard this was related to thyroid but I checked and it was normal. What else could cause it?

The outer part of my eyebrow is thinning out badly. I heard this was related to thyroid but I checked and it was normal. What else could cause it?

Test thyroid further: A "normal" thyroid test is very common in those who are hypothyroid! Most docs just screen with a TSH and think if below 4.5 you're fine, but many specialists consider a TSH above 3 a sign of low thyroid, and some even 2. Check Free T3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) Reverse T3 (liothyronine) and thyroid antibodies too! See http://tinyurl.com/nrww2qg & http://tinyurl.com/koyamo5 & http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/tsh-why-its-useless/ ...Read more

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If i only have one symptom of having a thyroid disease which is that my eyebrows have thinned out and don't grow back can I still have the thyroid ?

If i only have one symptom of having a thyroid disease which is that my eyebrows have thinned out and don't grow back can I still have the thyroid ?

Hypothyroidism: If your eyebrow issue is related to hypothyroidism, see an endocrinologist to correct the condition. However, it could be a hereditary condition if you are euthyroid! ...Read more

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Hi again, if it was low thyroid, can i get medication that will help me regrow my eyebrow. Thank you ?

Hi again, if it was low thyroid, can i get medication that will help me regrow my eyebrow. Thank you ?

It depends: A significantly low thyroid level can cause hair loss, including eyebrow loss, and will improve with thyroid hormone replacement. However, an associated autoimmune disorder called alopecia areata can cause loss of hair in various areas that is much harder to treat and may not return. ...Read more

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I am loosing patches of hair from my eyebrows. Tried all steroid creams but no change. My thyroid levels are ok.

I am loosing patches of hair from my eyebrows. Tried all steroid creams but no change. My thyroid levels are ok.

A dermatologist: Can evaluate you for causes of hair loss. Then a treatment plan can be individualized for you. Take care. ...Read more

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My eyebrows are almost gone-(63 yrs old). I have taken Armour thyroid for 40 years; with bi annual TSH tests (1.4). Thinned quickly, in 6 months-why?

My eyebrows are almost gone-(63 yrs old). I have taken Armour thyroid for 40 years; with bi annual TSH tests (1.4).  Thinned quickly, in 6 months-why?

Eyebrows thinning : Something could have happened to change your thyroid hormone dose need. Has your diet changed? Are you using generic medication. For thyroid meds, I always recommend name brand only. ...Read more