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RZR
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My eyebrows are looking extremely thin and the outside corners are gone.

Has anyone else lost their brows during treatment? Did they grow back?

I am on Mepron, Zith, Bactrim DS, and Albenza. Could any of these cause brow loss? I wonder if Albenza could be the culprit, since I have only been on it for 5 weeks.

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Could be due to low thyroid!

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Me too. Low thyroid and (ahem) maturity.
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quote:
Originally posted by Lymetoo:
Could be due to low thyroid!

Any symptoms of low thyroid I would notice? I had it checked a few months ago and all was normal.

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TSH is not a reliable measure of thyroid activity. What testing did you get, and what were the results? Other symptoms associated with low thyroid are coldness and fatigue, slow digestive processes.
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I had that problem with thinning of the outer edges before treatment. It's much better now.

I have another brow problem now which persists and actually occurred simultaneously alongside the thinning - stray eyebrows that grow well below the browline, like a half inch or more below it.

This symptom actually improved over the summer for the very first time ever, but by fall the stray brows were back again. It's so bad that some days I'm expecting to find eyebrows on my eyelids.

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