Thyroid Cancer / Nodules & Hyperthyroidism Expert Forum
TSH and Hair
About This Forum:

Questions in the Thyroid forum are answered by Mark Lupo, MD. Topics covered include Goiter, Graves Disease, Hyperthyroid, Parathyroid/Calcium Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Nodules/Cysts, Thyroiditis, Thyroid & Pregnancy, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Thyroid Tests, and Thyroid Surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Avatar universal
TSH and Hair
Hi Dr. Lupo, I lost 50% of my hair about 6 months ago from too much thyroid medication (Levothyroxine).  My TSH stabilized about 2 months ago (TSH 2.5).  I am not seeing any hair regrowth yet.  How long does it take for hair to regrow- and is the time frame from the when the hair fell out (6 mths ago), or from when the TSH is stabilized (2 mths ago)?   Thank you.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
97953 tn?1440868992
It may take 4-6 months to see re-growth after normalizing TSH (assuming it was indeed due to thyroid imbalance)
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Comment
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now