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Can hepatitis C virus cause hair loss like thinning?

Here my story.. back in 2017 I notice I start to lose my hair but not significant but now 2021 I lost most of at the crown. More like thinning now with fatigue. I just knew I got Hepatitis C. No cirrhosis or enlargement but liver enzyme is surely high load than normal. So is it possible my hair loss/thinning is because of this virus?

Im waiting for my treatment. Looking for it.

  1. Hi , thank you for sharing your symptoms and question. Hair loss is a lesser known symptom of hep C, I’m sharing an article below that explains why it occurs and shares tips for reducing ing hair loss. Have you discussed hair loss or thinning with your doctor? They may be able to provide recommendations for topical ointments or strategies for reducing hair loss.

    Have you been able to discuss treatment with your doctor? -Matt (Team Member)

    1. I would love to say or ask do hepatitis c cause your hair to fall out. I have been bald on top of my head for 6 years now.what happened and will it come back after my treatment is done..please help

      1. Hi , I'm so sorry you're going through this right now. It is possible for hep C to cause hair loss. This article goes into more detail on this and how to prevent it from happening.

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