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Prescibed Lymecycline, suffered severe hair loss, on medication for overactive thyroid. How to control hair loss ?

hello I have been prescibed lymecycline and have been taking them for nearly six weeks the past two weeks i have suffered incredible hair loss around five hundred a day my hair is lyterally coming out in clumps if i just lightly pull on any of it my doctor keeps telling me it may be stress i am also on medication for an overactive thyroid however my current dose is controlling it my hair loss is really concerning and upsetting me as i have noticed the top of my head hair thinning i dont know what to do
Asked On : Wed, 20 Feb 2013
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Hello dear.
Any thyroid problem hypo or hyper can cause hair fall. Dont worry it is not permanent loss.
Soon your hair will re grow when the thyroid comes in control.
Thank you
Answered: Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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