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I was wondering thyroid disorders could cause complete and total hair loss? I was found to have hypothyroidism recently.


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replied May 19th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Hair loss and dry skin is common manifestation of hypothyroidism and can be managed with correcting underlying hormonal deficiency. Thyroid hormone replacement helps.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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