Is hair thinning at temples a symptom of low ferritin?

Not that I know of. Thinning hair is often age and gender dependent. If you are concerned about ferritin deficiency, your doctor can order the appropriate tests.

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Ferritin is 33ng/ml thyroid is normal. But still suffering from excessive hair thinning and hair fall? I have gastric problem also

Many possibilities. A ferritin of 33 is low -- I like to see it at least 80-100 for normal hair growth. But there are many other possible causes of hair thinning. See a dermatologist, who will run some tests to (hopefully) determine what the problem is. Read more...

What kinds of tests are a ferritin level, thyroid hormone, free testosterone level? Tests for hair thinning or hair loss.

Overall health. Every man should have an occasional serum ferritin since hemochrmoatosis is common, deadly and treatable. Testosterone assays are of little value in a baldness workup despite what you may hear, but worthwhile in an erectile dysfunction workup. Hypothyroidism leads to a non-male-pattern baldness and thyroid screen is worthwhile every few years. Read more...

Is a Ferritin level of 14 low enough to cause symptoms of hair loss & bruising?

No. Ferritin is not related to hair loss or bruising. However, your ferritin and by inference iron stores are low and you should take oral iron supplement with multivitamins. Women lose iron in menstrual blood and are not uncommonly iron deficient. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

Hair and eyebrows have been thinning for months after beginning college. Clear thyroid tests (TSH, T3, (liothyronine) T4, Ferritin I think) and other bloodwork. Not sure what other possibilities? Once had thick pretty hair, scared I will go bald?

Hair loss. I think you should see a hair specialist - have your doctor refer you. There must be a condition that is affecting your hair, and almost certainly the cause of your hair loss will be found and treated. Please let me know how things develop. Read more...
Thuroid. Have you gained weight within the past year or so? Any changes in your menstrual cycle or flow? Dry skin? What was your TSH number? . Read more...

Does hair thinning at temples guarantee you will go bald in spots if a woman?

Traction. This can represent a pulled back hair style. If there is no other thinning, such as a widened part or thinning on top. If there ae concerns, blood tests and an evaluation are appropriate. Rogaine (minoxidil) works in a very high percent of women with early thinning. Read more...

Female22 5^2 about 200pounds. Having frontal hair thinning/balding starting at temples now expanding! Havent been to doctors in 5-7years. Dandruff&blood?

Hair loss & Obesity. You may have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome that can be associated with weight gain , hair loss and other signs and symptoms. You may need a hormonal evaluation from either a GYN/ and/or Dermatologist and/or Endocrinologist. Read more...