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06 Oct 2009

hair loss
doc this is in reply to you response on my post that i put up yesterday - i am on Minerva which is the generic of diane 35. also, i was diagnosed with having polycystic ovaries when i was about 17. the cysts grow and burst and its an ongoing story. does this cause hair loss?thanks for your help.
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Liz
Yes someone with PCOS has a higher androgen level that can cause hair loss. You could maybe try Minoxidil topical lotion, and Nuhair vitamin supplement?
Dr Bets
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