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Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement

Started this discussion. Last reply by az on Friday. 12 Replies

Has anyone seen a connection to cobalt chromium poisoning from a hip replacement to developing alopecia universalis? I had the hip replaced 7 1/2 years ago. Recently it's been discovered that some…Continue

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az replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Hi I jst had a root canal After that my hair falling q way Pms advice what to do urvent"
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Shocked replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"I lost everything including eyebrows."
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Patchesforlife replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
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Howard replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Norma Meantime, I'd be interested to know exactly which implants you had and was it both hips? You sound like you are well informed, you may find that there have been legal claims for financial compensation about your implants if they are…"
Nov 11
Shocked replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Thanks so much, Howard. I'll make note of all your suggestions and try to get to the bottom of this. I've been very healthy , independent and active all my life (74 yrs)and just cannot believe how things have slowly gone downhill in recent…"
Nov 11
Howard replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Hi Norma The Ortho surgeon should be more familiar with the current problems with CrCo implants but talk to both in case some of your other medical issues may be related. If by 'transcripts from the hospital' you mean your medical records,…"
Nov 11
Shocked replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Howard, I plan to have blood work for the metal next dr. appt. Would it best to ask my primary care dr or the ortho surgeon? I'll certainly let you know the findings.Thank you for your help. Regards, Norma"
Nov 11
Howard replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"You are welcome. I have some involvement in research into these hip related cobalt problems so if you do follow it up and discover that you are affected by the cobalt ions in your blood I would be very interested to know what happens. Also, do let…"
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Shocked replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Thank you, Howard."
Nov 10
Howard replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Hi Shocked I had a BHR hip resurfacing revised (replaced) because of cobalt ions blood poisoning - my symptoms were more mood, exhaustion,sight and hearing related plus some skin rash. You should go to your Orthopaedic Surgeon and/or GP for a cobalt…"
Nov 10
Shocked replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"Thank you, Alo-mom. "
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Alo-mom replied to Shocked's discussion Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement
"We could rack our brains to death about how and why it happened, but unfortunately there is no real answer. There are many theories, but again no one really knows what triggers any autoimmune diseases. "
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Alopecia universalis and cobalt chromium poisoning from hip relacement

Has anyone seen a connection to cobalt chromium poisoning from a hip replacement to developing alopecia universalis? I had the hip replaced 7 1/2 years ago. Recently it's been discovered that some replacements are faulty and according to the transcripts from the hospital, mine is one of the faulty ones which can create the metal poisoning.I've always had very thick and healthy hair. Last May ALL of it fell out in two days. Yes, I had a stressful time shortly before the event, but it seems…See More
Nov 9

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