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Doctor insights on: Will Hair Grow Back After Hypothyroidism Is Treated

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I am currently losing my hair due to hypothyroidism, will it grow back?

I am currently losing my hair due to hypothyroidism, will it grow back?

Yes, if treated: If your thyroid level is returned to normal by the correct amount of brand name T4 replacement, the hair will return to normal, but may take many months. It's not lost, only breaking off at weak places in the hair shaft. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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If my hair is thinning due to hypothyroidism, will proper medication allow it to grow back?

If my hair is thinning due to hypothyroidism, will proper medication allow it to grow back?

Possibly: Restoring your thyroid levels to normal may help restore hair loss if the hair loss is actually related to thyroid abnormalities. ...Read more

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I have sores on my head and hair line. I am also hypothyroid, have been treated for over 10 years now. What is causing these sores and what treatment?

I have sores on my head and hair line. I am also hypothyroid, have been treated for over 10 years now. What is causing these sores and what treatment?

Hypothyroidism: Hello: Hypothyroidism can itself be associated with dry scalp, sores and hair loss. Check with your endocrinologist who can ascertain if your dose for thyroxine has changed. Other causes of scalp sores are skin disorders and you may need to see a dermatologist. Best wishes, Nisha ...Read more

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My once thick shiny hair has become very thin and rough (I have Celiac, hypothyroidism, and alopecia), how can I get my thick shiny hair back?

My once thick shiny hair has become very thin and rough (I have Celiac, hypothyroidism, and alopecia), how can I get my thick shiny hair back?

Dermatologist: For evaluation, the other conditions you have or their treatments can be a cause, a good Dermatologist evaluation would guide through, wish you wellness ...Read more

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My TSH is 6.43 and T4 is 15 I have most hypothyroid symptoms; fatigue, migraines, hair loss, extreme cold&prolactin level of 2200. Should I be treated?

My TSH is 6.43 and T4 is 15 I have most hypothyroid symptoms; fatigue, migraines, hair loss, extreme cold&prolactin level of 2200. Should I be treated?

Needs further testin: I am concerned that your prolactine is high. I would recomend further eavluation. Your symptoms could also be explained by the source of elevated prolactine. ...Read more

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2 yrs of fatigue, weakness, weigh gain, hair loss, hyperpigmentation (face hands groin), high creatinine, low BP, memory loss, treated hypothyroid. Please help!

2 yrs of fatigue, weakness, weigh gain, hair loss, hyperpigmentation (face hands groin), high creatinine, low BP, memory loss, treated hypothyroid. Please help!

2 thoughts: The 2 diagnoses that come to mind are hemochromotosis and uremia. Ask your doctor to check a serum ferritin for r/o the former. Your high creatinine may be indicative of the latter. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back after sebohhreic dermatitis?

Will hair grow back after sebohhreic dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis doesn't usually result in loss of hair. It just leads to itching and flaking of the skin on the face and in the scalp. I suppose that if you scratched an area enough that there was inflammation, infection, and scarring there could be permanent hair loss. But that wouldn't be due to the seborrheic dermatitis. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back after started drinking d-vitamine oil?

Will hair grow back after started drinking d-vitamine oil?

Alopecia?: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disorder. A dermatologist can tell you if you have Propecia (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it. Peace and good health. D & hair loss help appears minimal at best. Here's a link
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Will hair grow back after yrs of being pulled out and if so how long will it take and what can I do to make it grow back?

Will hair grow back after yrs of being pulled out and if so how long will it take and what can I do to make it grow back?

Sometimes: Unfortunately there are many aspects and factors to this question. Hair can often grow back after months to years, but may not if return if there is damage to the hair follicle. ...Read more

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I have a cut on head. Will hair grow back?

I have a cut on head. Will hair grow back?

Probably: Superficial cuts on the scalp should not damage any of the hair follicles which would cause the hair to stop growing. If the cut is deep to the second layer of skin (dermis), it is possible that the hair follicle is damaged and will not generate hair growth. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after multiple pullings?

Will my hair grow back after multiple pullings?

If no follicle scar: If the follicles is not scarred, it is very likely that the hair will grow back. However, if scar develops, the hair may stop growing. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after chemotherapy?

Will my hair grow back after chemotherapy?

Yes hair grow back: Once you stop using chemotherapy, your hair will grow back and come back to near normal within 2-3 months. ...Read more

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If DHT levels are corrected will hair grow back?

If DHT levels are corrected will hair grow back?

Generally not: There may be some slight improvement, but the hair loss is most commonly permanent. Some therapies may help restore some of the lost hair. ...Read more

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Will hair grow back from meth use?

Will hair grow back from meth use?

Hair and meth: If you stop your methamphetamine use and stay clean, your hair may resume growth. For support in accomplishing this, you may find crystal meth anonymous helpful: http://tinyurl. Com/lrxsz5y. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

Will my hair grow back after alopecia?

Alopecia areata: Up to 50 percent of patients who present with patchy alopecia areata experience spontaneous hair regrowth within one year. However, most will relapse. There are a variety of treatments for it, including topical and intralesional corticosteroids as well as some systemic therapies. ...Read more

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Might hair grow back after 1st degree burn?

Might hair grow back after 1st degree burn?

Yes: Yes, because a 1st degree burn does not burn the bulb/root of the hair follicle (where the hair originates). ...Read more

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When will my hair grow back after a miscarriage?

When will my hair grow back after a miscarriage?

6 months: Telogen effluvium or hair loss from stress causes shedding of hair for several months but it grows back. Hair normally grows a centimeter a month after it starts growing. ...Read more