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Losing Hair From Groin
My ferritin level is 603, it should be around 241 what can cause this and effects of it. Also I lost 30lbs in 4mths, losing hair and sore lumpy groin?
Seriously concerned: The iron overload may be due to chronic inflammation / infection -- anything from glanders to lymphoid malignacy. Your physician can rule hemochromatosis in and out; or the high serum ferritin may be do other disease. Time for a full physical exam -- don't stop seeking the cause until it's found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
2 yrs of fatigue,weakness,weigh gain,hair loss, hyperpigmentation (face hands groin),high creatinine,low BP,memory loss,treated hypothyroid. please help!
Many diseases: . Various diseases will cause hair loss from chemotherapy , depression, thyroid problem , ringworm fungus infections conditions like ' alapecia aereata' or patchy baldness due to autoimmune diseases or ringworm infection. .First see your family doctor after medical check up will refer you to a skin doctor. Of course the unstoppable male baldness! ...Read more
Any pictures?: There are many reasons to do that. If you are allowed to post the picture of that area here, it will be helpful to recognize better. If you don't want to do that, I would go see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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