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The sebum in my scalp dries up quickly gets hard and plugs

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The sebum in my scalp dries up quickly gets hard and plugs up. My hair is coming out please help!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
Have you had thyroid testing?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No why
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
because this can be a function of hypothyrodism.
It is under diagnosed and is a prominent cause of these symptoms.
You need to go to your doctor and ask for the following.
All routine labs.
Thyroid studies: TSH and T4.
If the TSH is over 2.5 then there is a problem.
The scalp also needs to be examined to make sure there is no infection or skin disease.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
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