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Does hair loss on the back and it turning color Browninsh from

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Does hair loss on the back and it turning color Browninsh from black generally mean a thyroid problem? If you think so what thyroid test would you have done?

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This does not necessarily mean a thyroid problem

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but it certainly can be due to thyroid problem,

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Here is a list of tests I would recommend

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Tests that may be done for diagnosis include
Hb, PBF,
Ferritin, Thyroid function
Zinc, Vit B12

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Also a medical consultation to rule out any local problems like fungal infection etc. may be helfpul

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Do get back for any clarifications,

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