Can hairloss result from iron deficiency?

Debatable. I believe I have seen it in my practice, but evidently dermatologists do not agree on whether low iron causes hair loss: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/20888064.

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hairloss linked to iron deficiency, stopped falling but no signs of regrowth yet! What can I do? Would iron IV help? As it would refill the stores?

Takes time . Hair loss can be due to many reasons other than just iron deficiency. Check with your doc re the same. However usuaing the iron might help if due to deficiency of iron but takes time and will grow back after many months of substitution. Read more...

Is my hairloss related with my iron deficiency? Blood test shows 12 units-iron deficienecy. (13-300). Taking iron pills. Pls help very less hair :' (.

Maybe. Your iron deficiency needs to be treated, and even more importantly its cause found. If your hair loss is due to telogen effluvium, maybe treating your iron deficiency will help. If it's from a fungus, seborrhea, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, or hypothyroidism (i hope that's been checked), it won't. If you must ask, it's time for a dermatology consultation. Read more...
Anemic? Wander if you have anemia. Poor general condition like malnutrition or illness could affect hair in the wrong way. Stress also could. Seek a dermatologist to see if there's other reason. Read more...

Hair-loss and iron deficiency, how are they related?

Hair and iron. The internet is full of very readable articles on hair loss and iron deficiency. Take your time and read them all carefully and you will find the answers you seek and how to best manage things. Read more...

Can iron deficiency can result in dark circles under eyes?

Maybe. If you are severely anemic, you might be pale, in which case places where the skin is wrinkled would look darker. But other than that, i can't see a direct relationship between iron deficiency and dark circles under the eyes. (have you lost a lot of weight? Are you getting enough sleep? Has your thyroid been checked? There are several things that might make you have dark circles). Read more...
May be. Dark circles under eyes do not have clear etiology and may be partly hereditary. Use of sun screen may help. If you have iron deficiency, it should be treated anyway. You may take over the counter iron supplements and consult your doctor at the next visit. Read more...

Is this iron deficiency with or without anemia? The results were confusing to me: HGB 12.5, TIBC 453, UIBC 413, Iron (serum) 40, Iron Saturation 9

Results not too bad. Normal value range is: Iron: 60 to 170 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL) or 10.74 to 30.43 micromoles per liter (micromol/L) Total iron binding capacity (TIBC): 240 to 450 mcg/dL or 42.96 to 80.55 micromol/L. Transferrin saturation: 20% to 50%; hemoglobin is: For men, 13.5 to 17.5 grams per deciliter. For women, 12.0 to 15.5 grams per deciliter. Read more...