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birth control

I am taking the birth control I can take with breastfeeding, and my hair is falling out!!!!!! It's awful. Has anyone else had this problem and what can I do to stop this, I'm afraid I'm gonna go bald!!!

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:31 AM on Mar. 20, 2009 in Health

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  • No never had that. I would call the Dr. just to make sure its ok.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:33 AM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • If you just recently had your baby your hair isn't falling out bc of the BC it's falling out bc of your hormones changing after having your baby. While your pregnant the hormones that cause you to 'glow' and all that also makes your hair fuller. Now that your hormones are changing again the extra hair is falling out

    Answer by theheartbaby at 10:43 AM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • i thought of that but my son is 4 months old and figured all that would have passed by now

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:50 AM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • Check with your doctor, but it is very likely that it is still normal post partum hair loss (yes, even at 4 months). Hair loss can also be a sign of a thyroid imbalance.

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 1:14 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

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