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Having hair fall, taken dandruff treatment, had iron deficiency, thyroid imbalance, irregular periods

i had thick and healthy hair . i am experiencing hair fall, for the last few months. had seen many doctors. i live in a hostel where the water is not so good, and hence has taken dandruff treatment. but no use. now the thickness of my hair is really very low. (i had been treated for anemia , 3 years back, and tests done showed that i had iron defeciency. but now my hb level is 12.4). am i having thyroid imbalance? why am i experiencing huge hair fall? my periods cycle is not regular for past few months. please help me. thanks.
Asked On : Thu, 17 May 2012
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Hello, hair fall might be due to dandruff and treatment, previous h/o stress(telogen effluvium), thyroid disorders.
U better get ur thyroid levels checked up..T3,T4 and TSH u have irregular menstrual cycles as is the likely possibility and then come for review.
Hope it helps.
Answered: Tue, 15 Apr 2014
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