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Doctor insights on: Will Hair Grow Back After Starting Thyroid Medicines

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Will my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid problems?

Will my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid problems?

Probably: If you got the problem corrected then it should grow back. It may take a while. Now, if you were bald before the thyroid problem, then you may just be out of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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What do the experts think, should my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid issues?

What do the experts think, should my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid issues?

Grows back if treate: Once you treat and bring the thyroid level to normal, and if that is the cause of hair loss, hair will grow back. ...Read more

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Lost a patch of hair than found out I have hashimotos thyroid problems. Will the hair grow back? It's been 6 years and will I loose more hair?

Lost a patch of hair than found out I have hashimotos thyroid problems. Will the hair grow back?  It's been 6 years and will I loose more hair?

Possibly: Thyroid level changes, either going up or down are associated with temporary hair loss. A chronically low level causes chronic hair loss. Autoimmune disorders, such as hashimotos can be associated with a chronic diffuse hair loss. Alopecia areata is a seperate but associated autoimmune disorder in which one loses patches of hair resulting in bald spots. This can be treated. ...Read more

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What's the use of taking thyroid medicines when your hair gonna fall out, way too many side effects, terrible I guess I'll be fat forever, smh?

What's the use of taking thyroid medicines when your hair gonna fall out, way too many side effects, terrible I guess I'll be fat forever, smh?

Thyroid hormone : If you are overweight, taking thyroid hormone for weight loss is a very wrong approach. If you have hypothyroidism, taking thyroid hormone supplement won't cause hair loss. You should discuss it in details with your local physician to find the best way and safe way to treat your medical needs. ...Read more

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What can take for sinus cold if I am on thyroid medicine. My body is aches and my head hurts too.

What can take for sinus cold if I am on thyroid medicine. My body is aches and my head hurts too.

Usually ok: As long as your thyroid level is normal while on thyroid hormone, you should be able to take any medication necessary for your cold. Warnings that you see on labels relate to people with untreated thyroid disease or people with abnormal thyroid levels. ...Read more

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I was taking a medicine for a month that made my testosterone raise and I experienced hair loss so I quit taking it. Will my hair grow back?

I was taking a medicine for a month that made my testosterone raise and I experienced hair loss so I quit taking it. Will my hair grow back?

It should . . .: So let me get this straight. You're a 26yo female who was prescribed testosterone? Hair loss associated w/t is due to excess t being converted into Dht (dihydrotestosterone). Once that level drops back to normal, hair loss should resolve. Of course, hair loss might also be coincidental to another health stressor. Best to chat w/prescribing doc re medication side effects. ...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
<a href="http://www.webmd.com/beauty/hair-health-11/eat-hair-type?page= ...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 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 is there is damage to the hair follicle. ...Read more

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44yr old female on 100mg dose of topiramate x 1 mth; experiencing dramatic hairloss. Will this s/e decrease? Recommend taper off? Will hair grow back

44yr old female on 100mg dose of topiramate x 1 mth; experiencing dramatic hairloss.  Will this s/e decrease? Recommend taper off? Will hair grow back

Topiramate: If this medication is causing the dramatic hair loss you report you must contact the doctor who prescribed this for you as soon as possible.
Hope all goes well — please keep me informed. ...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

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Will hair grow back on the scar of a cut on the scalp?

Will hair grow back on the scar of a cut on the scalp?

Usually not: Scars occur between the follicles and can be of varying widths. If the scar is quite wide, sometimes it makes sense to cut out the scar and bring the scalp together to narrow the new scar so that the gap between the hairs is not as great. Unfortunately, if the scalp is pulled too tightly, tension can kill the hair follicles at the edge of the incision and result in a wide hairless area again. ...Read more

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Can my hair grow back after having poor blood circulation for months?

Can my hair grow back after having poor blood circulation for months?

Where: Depends on of where is the lack of blood circulation,
Not common could see dermatologist ...Read more

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Can my hair grow back after thyroid treatment?

Hair: I presume you lost your hair because of treatment of a thyroid cancer. Is that correct? If so your hair may not grow back but attractive wigs will make you look gorgeous again. Go for it! ...Read more

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Will hair grow back in the area of ringworm on the scalp?

Will hair grow back in the area of ringworm on the scalp?

Generally yes: There are no guarantees of anything, but once successfully treated the hair should grow back. ...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 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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Does hair grow back after thinning due to an eating disorder?

Does hair grow back after thinning due to an eating disorder?

Yes: After you return to a normal weight your hair will return. ...Read more

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Will cancer patient's hair grow back after chemo?

Will cancer patient's hair grow back after chemo?

Yes: Hair loss is usually a transient side effect of chemotherapy. Some people may notice some difference in their hair color or texture when it grows back. ...Read more