Causes For Hair Fall

Hair fall is a common problem nowadays, and it is very challenging to treat. Some of the common causes of hair fall are hereditary, hormonal changes, side effects of certain medicines, radiation therapy, and indiscriminate use of chemical hair care products and styling machines.

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Why am I having excessive hair loss and hair breakage from the roots?

Query: I am a 20 years old, female, weight: 48. I am having excessive hair loss and the breakage is occurring from the roots. What should i do?  Read Full »


Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com Hope you are having a good day 1) From you history I understand your issue is hair loss. Please be aware that a hair fall of less than 100 strands per day is considered normal, and anything above that requires treatment. 2)Hall fall can be due to multiple reasons lik...  Read Full »

Can hair fall be caused by stress?

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend is 20 years old. She recently started losing her hair. Now, within two and a half months you can see her scalp near the front of her head and the very back of her head. It happened suddenly. And now she is pulling her hair out in clumps throughout the day. I have also notice...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me explain everything about hair fall. 100-150 hair fall every day is very normal. So, it should be considered as hair loss only if the number of hair falls more than this. Generalized hair fall in female is mostly due to stress, poor sleep, poor nutrition ...  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 »

Can thyroid problem cause excessive hair fall?

Query: Hi doctor, I have thyroid issues for the past three years. I got this when I was pregnant. I am taking Thyronorm 75 mcg tablet for the last three months. Recently, I have done the thyroid test and my T3 and T4 are normal and TSH is very low. It shows less than 0.01. What does it indicate? First, I w...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This appears to be due to over treatment or iatrogenic hyperthyroidism. Here is a list of symptoms experienced due to over treatment. They are tachycardia, palpitations, nervousness, tiredness, headache, excitability, sleeplessness, tremors, anxiety and heat intolerance. ...  Read Full »

How can I stop my hair fall?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old boy. I am suffering from hair fall. How to get it cured? Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very normal for around 100 hairs to fall each day. We do not notice this because all of those do not fall at once. Second of all, I would like to ask you whether is it hereditary on your maternal and paternal side? It is called androgenic hair loss. With these ma...  Read Full »

Please suggest some ayurvedic remedy for dandruff and hair fall.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and I have dandruff on the scalp. I also suffer from too much hair fall. Please suggest some ayurvedic remedy.  Read Full »


Dr. Ramya Marattil

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nowadays,hair fall is a common problem. We should give an attention to this, as the causes may differ from person to person. Usually it is due to dandruff, stress conditions, malnutrition, etc. Daily hair fall of about 100 strands of hair is normal. If it is more than tha...  Read Full »

I have oily dandruff and dry hairs with hair fall. How can I be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I have oily dandruff and dry hairs and hair fall. So what should I do if I wash hairs every day so they will become more dry and thin too?  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many people with dandruff have oily skin and the latest research shows that the real culprit is probably a tiny fungus called Malassezia globosa that needs oil to grow. It only becomes a problem when the fungus grows too rapidly, and our natural renewa...  Read Full »

What treatment can be had for hair loss?

Query: Hello mam, I am 22 years old and I am experiencing hair loss for more than eight years. Every time, I shampoo my hair, I would lose 50 to 100 strands of hair. I have an oily, itchy scalp and to some point, my scalp is visible (not completely bald) and my hair density has also reduced. I wash my hai...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should take Minoxidil at least for six months. If there is dandruff, it should be treated with antifungal shampoo. The normal shedding per day is 35 to 45 hairs. Of course, hair can grow again but healthy diet alone will not be enough. Send me a photo or visi...  Read Full »

Why is my 6 year old daughter experiencing diffuse hair loss?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6 year old daughter has been experiencing diffuse hair loss from the past few weeks. The hair loss is at least double than normal, in the 200 range, and it falls extremely easy from her head. It is not patchy and I can find no bald spots, her scalp looks healthy. So far, the loss is...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, it appears that your child's hair loss is because of acute telogen effluvium. This is an acute condition, wherein any radical change in the health condition of the person leads to insult to the scalp hair, causing a shift in the hair cycle from the gr...  Read Full »

Why am I having hair fall and body aches?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a history of thyroid issue before pregnancy. Currently, I have an issue of hair fall and mild body aches.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The likely cause for hair loss is low hemoglobin and also for body aches is low hemoglobin and low vitamin D. Your ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is elevated which is due to low hemoglobin (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your thyroid is fine. ...  Read Full »

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