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Losing huge amount of hair taking Synthroid (thyroxine) and cortef? Will my hair grow back?

Losing huge amount of hair taking Synthroid (thyroxine) and cortef?  Will my hair grow back?

Autoimmune Alopecia: Assuming that you have autoimmune thyroid disease and addison's disease, hair loss may also be the result of autoimmune attack on your hair follicles. Given both adrenal and thyroid involvement it is also possible that the alopecia is from being sick awhile before treatment in which case it may improve with hormone replacement. A dermatologist will help to sort out and treat if necessary. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more


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5 years of Synthroid i stopped and started levoxyl (thyroxine) for a good 3 weeks then stopped took armour back on Synthroid did cause my hair to fall out?

5 years of Synthroid i stopped and started levoxyl (thyroxine)  for a good 3 weeks then stopped took armour back on Synthroid did cause my hair to fall out?

Thyroid medications: Your replacement dose of thyroid is decided on the basis of blood test and should be stabilized based on a particular type and preferably same manufacturer changing types and branding can result in variable levels and can effect hair loss there are generally no reasons to switch thyroid medicine unless a good reason established by your physcian. ...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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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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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 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

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Will my hair grow back after ringworm tinea capitis ?

Will my hair grow back after ringworm tinea capitis ?

It should: But may be slow in return compared to growing out a short haircut. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Synthroid (Definition)

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Dr. Charles Gordon
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Levoxyl (Definition)

Levoxyl is a thyroid ...Read more