I have RA and started taking humira 6 months ago. A few months later I started tapering off my steroids and have been off of them for two months. The humira has been working great. I have no pain and it gave me my life back. However, now my hair has been falling out by the handfuls for the past 3 months. I had thick hair to begin with but It is really noticeably thin and ugly now and I'm sad. I don't feel or look like myself anymore. I was hoping it was the steroid taper causing the hair loss but I've been off those for awhile and my hair is still falling out. I know it sounds so vain that I am considering stopping humira because of the hair loss but I am. My family thinks I'm being ridiculous and don't understand at all. My doctor says some people have this side effect and they really don't know the reasons why. He has no suggestions and believes that RA and most of its medicines cause hair loss. Has anyone had this problem and maybe their hair loss leveled off after a while or you stopped taking humira and started something else. I don't know what to do. Please help me. Thanks!
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