Can DHE cause hair loss and shrieking sounds? My daughter received DHE IV treatment for three days. She left the hospital very weak. Over the next few weeks, her hair began to thin and she began making an uncontrollable shrieking noise. It has now been one year since the treatment. She has very slowly regained some of her strength and her hair has grown back but the shrieking noise remains. She is currently 15 years old and is still suffering with headaches. I do not believe that her headaches were ever migraines. No medication or treatment has ever given her any relief. Could DHE have caused her strange symptoms? Patsy.
Although remotely possible, neither hair loss nor the noise you describe are likely to have been caused by DHE. The weakness you mention could have been a result of DHE or the Migraine or headache that was being treated, but in either case should not have persisted this long. The shrieking noise coul...
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Definition Alopecia areata is a condition that causes round patches of hair loss, and can lead to total hair loss. Alternative Names Alopecia totalis; Alopecia universalis Causes, incidence, and risk factors The cause of alopecia areata is unknown. About a fifth of people with this condition have a family history of alopecia . Alopecia areata is thought to be an autoimmune condition . This occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. Alopecia areata is seen in men, women, and children. A major life event such as an illness, pregnancy, or trauma occurs before the hair loss in some, but not most patients Forms of alopecia include: Alopecia areata -- patches of hair loss, usually on the scalp, but they also can be in the beard or other areas Alopecia totalis -- complete loss of scalp hair Alopecia universalis -- total loss of all body hair See also: Female pattern baldness Hair loss Male pattern baldness
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