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What could be the reason for hair fall? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 29-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:want to ask a question on my wifes behalf
Doctor:please ask me
User:she started having huge hairfall since last few months
User:its too heavy
User:her sleep is irregular as my baby is too small n wakes at night
Doctor:what is her age?
Doctor:Is her thyroid function normal?
User:not sure
User:how to check it
Doctor:get her thyroid function test or TFT done
Doctor:along with hemoglobin level as well
User:ok so hb can be done which will give thyroid
User:then we may plan for tft
User:if required
Doctor:all right
User:ok and thing else to be tested?
User:what could be the reason
User:if there is a change in thyrpid level then what would be further suggestion
User:u there?
Doctor:further, it would be required to take medicine if thyroid is deficient
User:oh have read that this usually happens at this age?
User:is it true
User:thyroid defeciency
Doctor:it is a common condition
Doctor:though it can occur at any age
User:ok thx
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
Doctor:it seems like you are done with the chat
Doctor:bye for now
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