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Control Hair Loss

Hair loss problem affects both men and women worldwide. To prevent and control hair loss, wash your hair with a mild shampoo twice or thrice a week, keep your scalp clean, consume a diet rich in protein, do not comb your hair when wet, and massage your scalp with essential oils.

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I have had severe hair fall and scalp problems. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had severe hair fall and some scalp problems, for which I am taking Folron and Meclobic capsules daily, with Ketoconazole shampoo and Candid B lotion. So I wanted to know about these tablets, how to apply this lotion, and how often I should shampoo my hair. Also, what water temper...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would suggest the following. Take Capsule Folron (Cyanocobalamin, Ferrous Fumarate, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride Ip, and Zinc Sulphate) once daily after breakfast. Take Capsule Meclobic (Mecobalamin and Alpha lipoic acid) once daily ...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old with severe hair loss. Is this hereditary?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing hair loss, and I am just 23 years old. I am noticing locks of hair everywhere— on my sheets, on my comb, and down the bath drain. My paternal grandfather has hair just above the ears, and the upper part is bald. My maternal grandfather's hairline is in a W-pattern...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. As you have mentioned a family history of hair fall or hair loss, there is a chance of hair fall if not maintained well. The major risk factors that lead to hair fall contributing to family history include the presen...  Read Full »

I am experiencing hair fall. Why is this happening, and should I be concerned?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from heavy hair fall. I cannot figure out the reason for the hair loss. Please suggest what I can do.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern. I will explain everything about hair loss in a point-wise manner: It is very normal to have 100 to 150 hairs fall out every day. You should only consider it as hair fall if the number of hairs is mor...  Read Full »

My 14-year-old daughter is having severe hair fall. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 14-year-old daughter has a severe hair fall. She used to have thick, shiny, beautiful hair, and after her severe hair loss, it became curly like it was when she was younger, and it is also poofy and dry. There is a huge clump of hair on her hairbrush, and a lot of hair falls when I...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case in detail. It is good that you took your daughter for blood tests which are essential to check if there is hemoglobin deficiency. First, try to improve her diet and encourage her to take milk and egg protein. Secondly, try to know if s...  Read Full »

My 16-year-old daughter has oily hair and hair fall. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My 16-year-old daughter has issues with oily hair, not just normal oily hair. It has been going on for over a year, and the hair is coming out as well. What can we do?Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I suggest the following guidelines: 1. Shower once a day: When you shower and wash your hair more than once a day it strips oils from your hair. To keep hair fresh and bouncy looking, shower in the morning. Apply shampoo, lather, and let the su...  Read Full »

I am suffering from severe hair loss recently. Kindly advise.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 25-year-old female. I have been suffering from severe hair loss recently and it has become a cause for concern and distress for me. I want to know the potential causes and contributing factors of my hair loss. I would like to receive recommendations on available treatment options fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to With passion, commitment, and experience, I hope I will be able to provide you with top-class medical opinion. Causes of severe hair loss could be physical illness, stressful episodes, mental stress, lack of proper nutrition, poor sleep, insufficient protein intake, sy...  Read Full »

I have less hair density at the top of the scalp. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years-old, 5 feet 5 inches tall, and weigh 169.7 pounds. I have a problem with my hair. The top region of my head or crown area has a reduced hair density, and my hair looks unhealthy from above, where the scalp can be seen. Kindly suggest a treatment free of any side effects. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. On average around 75 to 100 hair falls each day are quite common. So, hair loss should only be considered if more than this amount of hair come out. Straightening and other operations also weaken the roots. Other illne...  Read Full »

I am suffering from hair loss. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30 year old female. I have been having hair loss for a year. Could you please explain the different types of hair loss, such as androgenetic alopecia, telogen effluvium, and alopecia areata, and their respective causes? What are the most common causes of hair loss, both in men and w...  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Telogen effluvium is the temporary shedding of hair, which might be due to micronutrient deficiency, post-surgery, post-viral illness, or stress. In this, hair fall will diffuse all over the scalp. Androgenetic alopecia is a patterned hair loss that is mostly genetic, a...  Read Full »

How to stop flatulence, poor hair growth, and acne?

Query: Hello doctor, How do I stop flatulence, poor hair growth (baldness) and acne (black spots) in my system entirely?  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your all three complaints are different. I will give my opinion one by one. For flatulence, common causes are lack of exercise, excess carbonated drink intake, eating too fast, smoking, stress, etc. So these factors should be avoided. For gas relief, you can take A...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from severe hair loss for the past two months. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old female. I have been suffering from severe hair loss for the past two months. Could you provide an overview of the common causes of hair loss? I am interested in understanding temporary and more chronic reasons for hair thinning and loss. Can medical conditions such as...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hair loss is due to the following reasons. Deficiency of vitamins and minerals. Lack of exercise. Lack of proper sleep. Lack of proper diet. Disturbance of hormones. Stress (mental and physical). Some medicines can cause hair loss, like drugs immune modifying agents and...  Read Full »

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