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What is the reason for having hair fall in spite of having thyroid under control ?

Iam 26, female,height 165 cm, weight 56kg.Iam having hypothyroidism . My TSH was 23.3, 6 months back and i was prescribed to take thyronome 75mcg. Now my TSH is 2.41. But still iam having heavy hair loss . What could be the reason?
Asked On : Thu, 9 Jun 2011
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Hairloss is a common problem associated with Hypothyroid and it reverts to normal once the levels of TSH are settled.But it is also seen that if the dose of medicines that is Thyronorm if it is more as compared to the requirement then hairfall can also start due to the medicines.Please consult your treating doctor if you have any symptoms like nervousness;headache;sweating;flushing or feeling of heat;palpitations associated with hair loss.The doctor will do the necessary adjustment of dose and you should be fine.
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