Hair Loss

Thinning of hair due to genetic, hormonal changes, medicines, radiotherapy, or stress is called hair loss. The symptoms of hair loss are receding hairline, hair on the top of the head gets thin, body hair loss, and patches of baldness.

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How to control severe hair loss and itching?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from severe hair loss for nearly two years. Hair loss is severe when accompanied by itching. Itching at times is terrible. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I will need an image of your scalp to assess your hair loss and help accordingly.  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for itchy, sore and painful scalp with hair loss.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I am having an itchy, red sore, painful scalp with hair loss. Doctor prescribed me Minoxidil, Multivitamins, and shampoo. I am not using minoxidil because of its side effects. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your attached photograph. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I hope the following suggestions are able to help you: 1) As of now do not restart Minoxidil as it may end up irritating the scalp further. Of course, you may restart it once th...  Read Full »

Can ginger be used for hair fall control?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a few doubts regarding the herbal remedies of hair. What are the benefits of ginger for hair that has gotten thinner? What exactly in ginger can help boost hair growth and how does it work? What are the advantages of mixing olive oil with ginger for thinning hair? Is there anythi...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ginger is known to contain a few circulatory agents, which stimulate blood circulation to the scalp lead to hair growth and improve the thickness of hair. Fresh ginger roots are rich sources of certain minerals like magnesium, phosphorous, vitamins and potassium....  Read Full »

Can I use Hair4U for hair loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am suffering from hair loss for the past three to four years. I can see my hairline slowly receding from the forehead. I have been suggested Hair4U 10 % lotion and Biotin tablets. Do these drugs have any side effects on the body? Can I take Finasteride for h...  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The treatment started by your doctor is fine. The only thing is that the treatment for hair loss has to be followed for a long time and you need to be regular with your follow up visits. Regarding side effects, both these medications (Hair4U and Biotin tablets) are pre...  Read Full »

Please suggest me medications to prevent hair loss and regrow my hair.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from severe hair loss since the past 45 days. I am only losing my hair on the top and front part of my head and it all started like a month ago. I am not using any medications right now. Basic Details: Male, 25 years old, 5'11", 154 lbs. Please suggest me medications to p...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. However, I would need to see the images of the affected area to help you better which as to what is could be the possible cause of hair loss and advice the best treatment accordingly. Kindly send images of the scalp for the same. Thanks and...  Read Full »

I am suffering from thinning of hair and male pattern baldness. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from thinning of hair and seeing male pattern baldness which has been passed genetically. It has been quite a few years from where I do not see any growth of hair on the frontal section and crown area of the scalp.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurav

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send me pictures of your scalp to advice proper treatment.  Read Full »

Does Metoprolol cause hair loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 44 years old and diagnosed with preliminary hypertension. All my tests including ECG, TMT, 2D echo, brain CT scan, pulmonary embolism (to rule out the cause for sinus tachycardia), 48 hours Holter monitor, chest X-ray, lipid profile, and kidney and liver function tests. TMT, 2D ec...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the description it appears, you just have hypertension and no other problems. Firstly, just for hypertension, now beta blockers are not given as a first line medicine. It is given after calcium channel blockers (Amlodipine), ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) i...  Read Full »

I am suffering from hair loss, graying hair, dandruff, and baldness. kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from hair loss, graying hair, dandruff, baldness since last five years. I am also suffering from constipation and gas problem.  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are several causes for hair loss and premature graying of hair. Changed food habits and life styles, excessive use of different kinds of shampoo and conditioner, hereditary are the major causes. You can prevent them somewhat after changing your food habits and lif...  Read Full »

I have hair loss problem. Please advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I have hair loss problem. Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hair fall is a very common issue nowadays. There are several causes for hair fall. It may be genetical or acquired. Acquired hair fall may be due to changes in food habits and lifestyles, using excessive shampoos and conditioners, using hot water to wash hair, direct...  Read Full »

I have dry skin, hair loss, and dandruff, along with scalp discharge. What could cause these symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question about scalp issues and hair loss. I am 17 years old, pretty thin, have celiac. I had dry skin on my face for a while but about nine months ago I immediately started to lose hair, experience uncontrollable dandruff, and my skin became dryer than ever. My individual ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi Scott 1. Diet has nothing to do with acne so keep taking fruits and other stuff. 2. Thyroidal abnormalitis are among the most common causes of Alopecia so don't underestimate it even when it looks very small. 3. Genetics do play a role in cases of androgenic alopecia but not solely responsible...  Read Full »

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