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I have alopecia but hair is slowly growing Ver Itchy skin No

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I have alopecia but hair is slowly growing
Ver Itchy skin
No energy
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

you have hair loss?

Dr. David :

are you loosing hair in patches or all over?

Dr. David :

you should get your thyroid hormone levels checked.

Dr. David :

low thyroid hormones can cause low energy and clamy skin and hair loss.

Dr. David :

high thyroid hormones can cause dry skin and no energy and hair loss.

JACUSTOMER-20hbhbpx- :

I lost all my hair 6 years ago due to serious illlnes and subsucuent death of my partner of 42 years 3 years ago

Dr. David :

I see

Dr. David :

low iron can cause hair loss as well.

JACUSTOMER-20hbhbpx- :

Did not drink for many years before this happened but started again due to stress looking after him for 6 years

JACUSTOMER-20hbhbpx- :

Now hair is very slowly growing

Dr. David :

that is good that it is growing back.

Dr. David :

that means you are recovering.

Dr. David :

you still might need your iron levels and thyroid hormone levels checked to be sure.

Dr. David :

does this help?

Dr. David :

do you have other questions?

JACUSTOMER-20hbhbpx- :

Always tired and very itchy skin all over

Dr. David :

why did you rate poor service?

Dr. David :

what other questions do you have?

JACUSTOMER-20hbhbpx- :

Not satisfactoy explenation

Dr. David :

of what? your energy?

Dr. David :

your hair loss?

Dr. David :

I need to understand what other questions do you have?