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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 10/6/2007 3:20 PM (GMT -6)   
iv been diagnosed with cd 8 years ago.
about a year ago i noticed my hair become thin
is there anything i can do, or could it be connected?
or am i just loosing my hair:)

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   Posted 10/6/2007 3:49 PM (GMT -6)   

When you talked about this in July, several people replied to you. Several asked about your medications. Several of the meds used to treat CD can cause hair loss in some people. We might have more suggestions if you tell us what meds you take.

If you couldn't find your other post, here it is:

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CD, Ankylosing Spondylitis, small fiber peripheral neuropathy, avascular necrosis, diffuse connective tissue disease, Sjogren's Syndrome ?

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   Posted 10/6/2007 5:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Hair loss can be contributed to many things premenapause (age of a person) ,health condition (if a person has lost a lot of weight as in malnutrition), or as Ides stated medication.You would have to be more specific in what kind of meds you are enquiring about. I have had some hair lost due to all three things but luckily it is getting thicker and growing in. lol gail
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