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I have been experiencing a major increase in the amount of hair that I naturally lose from washing hair/brushing hair. It started a few weeks ago but seems to be gradually getting worse. My thyroid levels are good and haven't had any crazy changes...so I'm assuming this is a side effect of Tecfidera. I haven't seen a lot of other people experiencing the same thing on this particular medication though. Luckily I had really thick hair to begin with, but it's thinning out...yikes!
Just to update- my primary physician said my blood test came back indicating my testosterone level is on the high side of normal for a female, so he's prescribing something to lower that level a bit. Hopefully that will correct my hair loss issue. My thyroid was "perfect" he said, and B12 and D were good too.
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