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Suggest treatment for dry and brittle hair with nodule on pituatary

MY SISTER HAS A NODULE ON HER THYROID & PITUATARY GLAND. SHE KEEPS LOSING WEIGHT, IS TIRED ALL THE TIME, HAS DRY BRITTLE HAIR NOW & CANNOT SEEM TO SWALLOW WITHOUT SOME WEIRD EPISODE. AFTER NUMEROUS BLOOD TESTS, A DOCTOR SAID TO HER HE IS CONVINCED IT IS NEUROLOGICAL-SHE IS AT THE MAYO CLINIC YET THEY REFUSE TO TEST HER FOR NEURO SAYING HER BLOOD # S ARE FINE FOR THE THYROID. AND SHE DOESNT HAVE PITUATARY NODULES ALTHOUGH 6 MRI S SAY SHE DOES & 1 DOES NOT. SHE IS LOSING HER MIND NOT FINDING OUT ANSWERS ALSO HER SYMPTOMS ARE THE WORST AT HER PERIOD TIME. SHE IS NOT ON THE PILL SINCE SHE HAS HYPERTENSION. SHE IS 44, SIZE 0 & CANNOT KEEP FOOD INSIDE OF HER...
Fri, 31 Jul 2020
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,

Your history suggests your sister has hyperthyroidism and nodule is nodular goiter. Because of hyperthyroidism she is losing weight, feeling tired all the time and hair issue. Kindly consult with an endocrinologist and get her thyroid profile done.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Deepti Shukla, Dermatologist
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Suggest treatment for dry and brittle hair with nodule on pituatary

Hello, Your history suggests your sister has hyperthyroidism and nodule is nodular goiter. Because of hyperthyroidism she is losing weight, feeling tired all the time and hair issue. Kindly consult with an endocrinologist and get her thyroid profile done. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Deepti Shukla, Dermatologist