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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?

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Dr. Nisha Manek
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: 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

In brief: 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
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