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I have PCOS and recently started to notice the front of my

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I have PCOS and recently started to notice the front of my hair is thinning. I have long thick hair and want to know what I can ask my doctor to prescribe to stop the thinning.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
Dr. K. :

Hello, this is Dr K.. Answers are not medical advice and do not constitute a doctor/patient relationship. I look forward to helping you today.

Dr. K. :

You must have your thyroid checked. This is common in pco Your tsh should be between 1-3

Dr. K. :

You also need to have your pcos treated. Thats what will stop the hair thinning. It is usually due to excess testosterone.

Dr. K. :

1. The birth control pill

Dr. K. :

2. Spironolactone

Dr. K. :

3. Metformin for the pco

Dr. K. :

Some Drs use some of the male medications like rogaine also

Customer: Thank you.... If I take those will my hair go back to normal?
Dr. K. :

No not necessarily but it will stop the thinning process

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