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Except deficiencies of vitamins, iron, thyroid, Are there blood values that need to be explored in the case of a diagnosis of chronic telogen effluvium?

Chronic telogen. By definition telogen effluvium is hair loss after significant stress to the body (ie pregnancy, bad infection). I would be looking for the cause of the stress on the body that is leading to the hair loss. The blood tests you described are appropriate. Is the diagnosis appropriate? Link below from webMD with good info. Hope this helps.http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/effluviums. Read more...

Will hair loss from telogen effluvium grow back?

Telogen effluvium. Because acute telogen effluvium is a reactive process, which resolves spontaneously, treatment usually is limited to reassurance. Any reversible cause of hair shedding, such as poor diet, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, or medication use, should be corrected. Read more...

Why do meds cause hair loss? And if diet or supplements won't help regrowth after meds done--then what to do, wait it out? Derm said telogen effluvium

Meds hair loss. 43 F asks: Why do meds cause hair loss? And if diet or supplements won't help regrowth after meds done--then what to do, wait it out? Derm said telogen effluvium. ANS: few meds cause hair loss so need more details. Wait it out is usually the best answer. But your dermatologist knows you better than anyone here does. Read more...