Avatar universal
Hair Loss with IBS
Anyone else experience hair loss with an IBS flare up?  I have it every single time.  I have lower right quadrant pain.  A few years ago had every test under the sun and nothing was found.  I just dont know how to treat the IBS.  I am afraid that if this happens too many more times, I will end up bald.  Trendy for a guy these days but not for women!  Any one else have this problem?  Any suggestions?
Deetee
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
681148 tn?1437665191
I've never heard of women losing their hair because of IBS.  I know the pain you're talking about, too.

Have you had your thryoid levels tested?  Thyroid issues can cause hair loss.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Hi, I too have experienced hair loss everytime i have a flare up with ibs!!! I am always constipated and i think w the high amount of toxins left in my body for long periods of time is what might be a link to the hair loss...I don't know...I will just continue my research and hopefully find some ans soon to by problem. My hair literally comes out in my hands when i run my fingers through it. Im not feelin pretty these days. Its thinning out like crazy and i have had so many test and no ans to why whats happening w me is happening.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Digestive Answerers