Androgenetic Alopecia

Androgenetic alopecia, otherwise called male-pattern baldness, is a type of hair loss that can affect both men and women. This condition results in receding hairline and hair thinning, which progresses to total or partial baldness. It can be genetic or due to some underlying health condition.

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Why do I have hair fall after surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, Last year, I noticed hair fall. Then, I had a surgery for appendix and post surgery my hair fall increased severely. I have checked vitamin D, B12 and ferritin levels. Everything is normal. Since, I am a vegetarian my doctor put me on some multivitamin tablets. I am also taking biotin tab...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from acute telogen effluvium. Telogen effluvium is a self-limiting disorder and is very common after any surgical procedure. Keep taking the multivitamins and there is no need for Minoxidil because it is mainly for androgenic alopecia. If you applied it...  Read Full »

Can I use Finasteride for hair loss?

Query: Hi doctor, I am losing my hair day by day. Can I use Finasteride? I have hydrocele. Is it related to my testosterone?  Read Full »


Dr. Annie Flora G

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not go to Finasteride straight away. First, the cause and the pattern of your hair loss have to be assessed. It could vary from seborrheic dermatitis to androgenic alopecia to any other skin disorders too. Then, treatment can be planned. Have a consultat...  Read Full »

Why am I having so much hair fall at 21 years of age?

Query: 1 am 21 yrs old. I am facing hairloss since 3 yrs. I went to one dermatologist . He prescribed Menabol tablets Zydip lotion Vits hair Minoxidil solution and seboclear shampoo. And asked me to go on diet eggs and cheese. I started to get some good. But again after sometime it was same. I am losing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: hi this is androgenetic alopecia. it occurs due to sensitivity of the hair follicle to androgens. and is Constitutional you can't do much about it is progressive with age and vary from person to person . most of the time it's familial and more inheritance is from the maternal side. permanent tre...  Read Full »

Please suggest an ayurvedic remedy to control severe hair fall.

Query: Hello doctor, The density of my hair is decreasing and I have a severe hair fall. It looks like an androgenic alopecia to me. Please suggest any natural medicine which can reduce this or block the DHT. I am currently taking Antoxid HD and Zincovit.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query. Take Bhringraj oil and do gentle massage with it of your scalp on every alternate day and wash your hair with mild herbal shampoo. Take Capsule Bhringraj two capsules two times a day with water for two weeks. Consult me after two weeks regarding im...  Read Full »

Will Minoxidil 5% be useful in treating androgenetic alopecia?

Query: Hello doctor, I have female pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) for the past 25 years. Now I started Minoxidil 5 %, but there is no regrowth. Can this be reversed by combining Minoxidil and hair laser? Is there any cure for this type of hair loss? Please give suggestion.  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Female pattern androgenetic alopecia is tough to improve. However, the regular use of Minoxidil does help to make it better. You have to use Minoxidil 5% 1 ml twice daily for at least three to six months to expect a response. Hair growth is a slow process, and the i...  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 »

I am suffering from male pattern hair loss. Can Finasteride help in hair sustenance?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from male pattern hair loss for a long time. I had tried saw palmetto for a short duration and got a decent result (as suggested by a trichologist) but did not continue due to lack of information on long term effects. Please suggest if Finasteride can help in hair suste...  Read Full »


Dr. Yeshwanth Kumar

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please upload a few pictures if possible to advise the appropriate treatment. Are you married? If yes, did you complete your family?  Read Full »

I am having extreme hair fall and my center of the scalp has started showing up. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 24 years old and having extreme hair fall. My center of the scalp has already started showing up. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Use Trichospire hair kit and Qilib men lotion twice daily. I hope it helps. If you have any other question, please do not hesitate to contact us.   Read Full »

My hairline has reduced. Should I opt for Ayurveda, homeopathy, or other alternative medicine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old male. For past five to six years my hairline has reduced drastically, a kind of pattern balding or thinning of hair. So, please suggest whether I should opt for ayurveda, homeopathy, or any other alternative medicine?  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Hara Sudhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that hair loss can be quite disconcerting. Please provide me with a few details so that I can prescribe you an appropriate medication. Do you have dandruff or any other kind of disease in the scalp? Do you have any other problem in your body, like anemia...  Read Full »

Why do I have hair fall even after taking a nutrient-rich diet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. For the last one month my hair has been falling out a lot. My diet is vegan. I am eating a wide variety of foods, getting all my nutrients and not lagging in anything. I have got new hair growth on the top of my head and I am not losing it in patches. The loss is all o...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions for more information. Is there any recent stress either mental or physical? Are hairs falling from whole scalp or sparing any area like only in occipital area? Please send the photographs of scalp. Are you on any medication?  Read Full »

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