Lupus Hair Loss

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Most people don’t even notice the 50 to 100 strands of hair that they usually lose every day. With systemic lupus, the situation can be very different, with the loss of hair much more dramatic and noticeable. More Details

A lupus diagnosis often brings many physical changes, including hair loss. Hair loss is a common side effect of lupus and the medications used for treatment. Recent severe illness, thyroid problems, certain nutritional deficiencies, genetics and specific skin diseases of the scalp can also cause hair loss. More Details

Unfortunately, yes. Lupus causes widespread inflammation that usually involves your skin — particularly on your face and scalp. Lupus can cause the hair on your scalp to gradually thin out, although a few people lose clumps of hair. More Details

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I am thrilled to say that the hair I’ve lost due to last year’s flare is growing back. Hurray! I have a very nice layer of hair all over my head. More Details

Michael Jackson was the most recognised sufferer of lupus but about five million people world-wide are affected by the condition. Among other things, lupus can cause rashes, extreme fatigue, muscle aches, hair loss and could lead to the destruction of vital organs. More Details

Usually, people with lupus who lose their hair as a result of this autoimmune disease will not be candidates for a hair transplant. The Lupus Foundation of America has an article about hair loss that can result from the disease or the treatment, which you may find helpful (see here). More Details

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Hair loss, tremendous joint pain, red rashes or color changes on the face and unexplained fever. You can do the research, but Keeva Brooks Napper lives it. More Details

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I have had lupus for 10 yrs now, I’m 33 hears old. One really bad symptom I get is crazy itchy scalp, and then my hair falls out. So itchy I feel like I Mayb picked up a louse! I get my husband to check me everyday for lice. More Details

Hi there,I am really suffering with hair loss at the moment. Feeling good in my self.Since christmas my hair has been coming out in brush fulls. Really thin now! More Details