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Old 09-06-2003, 12:59 PM   #1
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This morning I went to the store early, just put a hat on. I saw myself in a mirror at the store and both of my ears were sticking out through my hair, or Lack of hair. My ears are normal size and do not overly stick out. I am now taking increased meds and am feeling better, much better, but want to know if anyone has had their hair came back after being stabilized?
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Old 09-06-2003, 01:04 PM   #2
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Mine started growing back almost immediately after they switched me to a T3/T4 med. Even my eyebrows and unfortunately armpit hair and legs(which were almost none existant). Oh well, good with the bad. LOL IWL

 
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Old 09-06-2003, 01:55 PM   #3
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research shows most hairgrowth will return after thyroid is stabilized

 
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My hair grew back thick and lustrous, plus it grew so darned fast that I had to get it trimmed way too often. My toenails and fingernails also grow like weeds now.

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Old 09-06-2003, 07:12 PM   #5
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Ditto Marilyn's post. Exactly the same with nails too after getting adjusted on thyroid meds.

 
Old 09-08-2003, 09:24 AM   #6
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Thank you all for the encouraging reports. I am keeping my fingers crossed!!

I go for a recheck to my Dr. Thursday, however, it is an look at me appt, without blood test. Do you think I should ask for one?
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