I am a 35-year-old female. I have been experiencing a rigorous hair fall. I am also feeling tired and dizzy. My skin and hair have become very rough and dry. Also, the blood loss during periods is excessive. I got my blood tests done six months back and my serum iron was 36. My doctor had put me on an Iron supplement named Solfe for six months. I got my serum iron and vitamin D tested again. I have attached all the reports for your reference. My serum iron is still the same and it has not improved at all. Also, I get bruises on my body randomly. My thyroid levels are normal. Can you advise why my serum iron is not increasing, though my Hb is 11.9? My transferrin saturation is also low. Can this cause severe hair loss? Please advise a solution for my problem.
Difficult to comment about bruises or increased bleeding, as platelet count is not in the attached report. Platelet count and if possible an image of the bruise would be more helpful.
Hair fall, the usual principal cause is malnutrition. You need to increase the protein in the diet. Also, dry skin could be due to low hydration. You need to take at least 25 to 33 cups of water per day to improve hydration.
Also, do let me know, if any trichologist has evaluated hair fall and found any cause such as dandruff, any infections, allergic reactions to hair gels, etc.
.. seen the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your description of the symptoms of your child seems to be significant, as the bruises are spontaneous. I would be interested to know the following points. Read full
.. at the picture and history provided (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I think it is a small dispersed hematoma because of leakage of blood from the blood vessels.
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