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Female Pattern Hair Loss

Female pattern hair loss otherwise called androgenetic alopecia, is when a woman starts getting bald patches or hair thinning due to hair fall. It is a hereditary condition, and it commonly affects women after their menopause, but can also appear earlier. This condition has to be diagnosed and treated early to prevent further hair loss or to regrow hair.

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Can taking natural supplements prevent hair fall?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I was blessed with a thick, dark and long hair. For a year or so, I have started experiencing deterioration in the quality of my hair. I am experiencing thinning, loss of luster, split ends and hair fall with alarming rate. I was stressed during my board exams, but i...  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, you can try DasGro supplements. I also suggest Proanagen tablets. Rather than Tricogro hair serum, use Minoxidil 2% lotion twice daily ondry hair for three to six months. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the treatment with consent. Ex...  Read Full »

Why is my hair fall getting worse day by day and falling out in chunks?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old, and I have been experiencing severe hair fall for the past four years. Recently it has got worse, and it is falling out in chunks. It gives me a lot of stress and anxiety. It lowers my self-esteem. What could be the cause of this? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly answer me the following to help you better. Is it a female pattern hair loss? How is your central parting? What about hair thinning? Is it tractional alopecia? Do you always do tight hairstyles or ponytails? Is your hair loss diffuse? Any history of the stress...  Read Full »

How to manage hair loss and thinning?

Query: Hi doctor,I am facing tremendous hair loss for the last ten months. Every time I touch my hair, I get strands of hair in my hand. I am also facing hair thinning. No shampoos or serums or home remedies helped in this case, and hair fall persists. Please suggest what can be done. Kindly recommend some...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you have a receding hairline? Do you have central parting? Is there any female pattern hair loss? Do you have diffuse hair loss? Is the scalp itchy or flaky? Do you have dandruff or greasy scales on the scalp? Do you take insufficient protein intake? Do you have any v...  Read Full »

How can I fix my thin hair problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am only 26 years old and I notice my middle part wider then before. Should I be concerned? What can I do to fix it? I have very thin hair.  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your history and photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity), this widening of mid partition occurs in female pattern hair loss (FPHL). FPHL is a kind of alopecia of women in which gradual hair thinning and widening of mid partition line occ...  Read Full »

Will altered levels of Vitamin B12 and D contribute in excessive hairfall?

Query: Hello doctor, I am witnessing excessive hair loss. I do not have any thyroid issues. In the past two to three months, the hair loss has exponentially multiplied. I do not feel like keeping my hair open as they keep falling everywhere. I am taking Vitamin B12, Vitamin B, and D3 tablets. My Vitamin B1...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry. I will help you with your concern. I understand that hair fall can be really stressful. Now there are multiple causes of hair fall in females. But the most common causes are female pattern hair loss (FPHL) and telogen effluvium. Now I need to ask you a ...  Read Full »

There is continuous abnormal hair loss in a female patient. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife aged 38 has been suffering from abnormal hair loss for the last few years. Hair continuously falls the whole day. It is so severe that we have to clean the rooms every few minutes. Even without any touch on the head, it falls continuously. We have a daughter aged 10. We consult...  Read Full »

Dr. Thakare Sampada Avinash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your wife's concern. Has she done a blood test recently for thyroid profile, hemoglobin level, serum ferritin levels? Could you please attach the prescription and revert back? Also, send the image of her scalp. I would like to see if it is generalize...  Read Full »

Why do I have extremely pigmented underarms and thinning hair?

Query: Hello doctor, Why do I have extremely pigmented underarms? I use lime juice to whiten my underarm. Is it good? How to get rid of it? And, my hair is thinning on top of my head. Please help. I have never been to a dermatologist.  Read Full »

Dr. Mansuri Uzzaif Usmangani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Never use lime juice on any part of your body, as lime apart from having natural vitamin also contains other things which can worsen the skin condition. Hair thinning in the crownrequires special treatment in the form of lotion and special medicated shampoo. It can be c...  Read Full »

I suffer from extensive hair loss. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 21 years old and have extensive hair loss. The middle part of my head is almost bald. I am losing a lot of hair on the left. Currently, I have taken no medical help. I am also having black spots all over my legs and arms. Also, I have these little eruptions on my head and it is itchy....  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The pattern of your hair loss is suggestive of hormonal etiology. Kindly mention if there is any family history of baldness in females. Mention if you are suffering from any thyroid disorders, have been on any crash diets, leading a stressful life or any other healt...  Read Full »

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