Hair Care

Hair care is the daily grooming and caring for your hair to prevent it from falling and taking care of the scalp hygiene. Depending on your hair type, there are various hair care routines that you can try to prevent hair fall and hair problems.

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How can I grow my hair?

Query: Hello doctor, Hair loss. I want to increase my hair. In some areas, hair is not coming. Please suggest something.  Read Full »

Dr. Md Kamrul Hasan Sajib

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you? I hope your health condition is good. I have read your problem and have seen attached picture carefully (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and you mentioned that you have tried 2 % Minoxidil. Now you want to know how to improve or grow more ha...  Read Full »

Why is my hairline receding at 17 years of age?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 17 years old, and my hairline is receding, but I have hair in my whole head. No one has gone bald in my family, so it is not from genetics. My hairline is far back, and I have a widow's peak. Will I go bald and is there any way I can grow my hair back?  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You certainly have a "M" shaped anterior, and it is characteristic of androgenetic alopecia (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I suggest you to use topical Minoxidil 5 % solution, 1 ml, twice daily along with a tablet of Finasteride 1 mg daily (Propeci...  Read Full »

I have a dandruff problem. Can I shave my head to reduce the dandruff problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from bad dandruff. I have been having this issue for four years now. I wanted to ask whether shaving my head completely will reduce the amount of dandruff. Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. With your descriptions, it seems you have dandruff. It is characterized by a non-inflammatory increase in the scaling of the scalp. Dandruff can range no trace of scaling to massive scaling. It is best to use 2 % Ketoconazole shampo...  Read Full »

The transplanted hair in my beard got wet with normal water five days after the transplant. Will this disrupt my hair growth?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently did my mustache transplant, and it has been five days. While taking a bath, the normal water accidentally came into the transplanted area. I was given another spray from the clinic, where I was told to apply that to the mustache area every ten minutes, which I am still doing. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vikram Kumar Raja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to understand your concern.There is no harm in normal water getting into that area. But however, avoid vigorous movements such as scrubbing in the area for another ten days. There should not be any problem with the hair growth because of this issue, provided your grafts...  Read Full »

Is consuming flax seeds good for hair growth?

Query: Hello doctor, Is consuming flax seeds good for hair growth? If so can I mix the powder in milk and have it daily?  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, flaxseeds have some nutrients that are good for hair growth. However, it is not the only food that promotes hair growth. Consumption of sprouts and nuts in general provides us many essential nutrients like protein, calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron, etc. You can t...  Read Full »

Can I use Evion 400 for dry skin and hair?

Query: Hello doctor, My skin and hair have become very dry. Someone suggested taking Evion 400 capsules orally daily. Can you please suggest if I can take these capsules? Will they help in getting rid of dryness? Are there any side effects?  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Evion (vitamin E) capsules will not help much with the dryness. For the skin, I suggest the following: Use a gentle soap like Dove or Cetaphil. Apply Venusia lotion twice a day over your body. For the hair, I suggest you try doing the following: Use any good conditione...  Read Full »

My hair is frizzy, thin, dry, and weak due to hair damage. How can I quickly enhance my hair condition?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26-year-old female who suffers from hair damage and frizzy, weak, thin, and dry hair. I have not noticed any hair growth recently. Also, I want to improve the thickness of my hair. My hair is in a horrible state, and since I am getting married shortly, I want a solution immediately....  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I suggest you to take hair nutrient pills containing biotin, zinc, calcium, and pantothenate, as they will help strengthen your hair. Also, I suggest you to follow a few instructions for hair care, 1. Always use l...  Read Full »

Is bleaching the cause of my hair loss?

Query: Hello doctor,I have bleached my hair three times this year and have suffered a great deal of hair loss. My hair has been breaking very often and it has come to shoulder length. I have not used anything as yet as I am too afraid that it may get worse. The shampoo and conditioner that I use are called...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It's very sad to hear that you are going through this hair problem. Bleaching can make hair weak and thinner. It is temporary, and that is the good news. To regain hair strength, you need to have hair nutrients. Eat protein-rich food, eggs, chicken, fish, milk, curd...  Read Full »

Please give me a solution for extreme hair loss.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old boy with extreme hair loss. Even at this age, my scalp is clearly visible. I tend to lose around 100 strands of hair daily. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sudhir Kumar. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A person normally will lose 100 strands of hair daily. The problem of hair fall arises if the person loses more than 100 strands of hair which tends to make a visible scalp leading to androgenetic alopecia or male pattern baldness. The main culprit is the DHT-dihydrote...  Read Full »

I have a dry and itchy scalp. My right side of the hair is not growing normally. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My right side of the hair is not growing normally, but the left side is normal, and I have a dry and itchy scalp. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please attach your clinical picture along with your query so that it is convenient for me to comment on your condition and prescribe you the appropriate medications. For an itchy scalp, use Ketoconazole shampoo. And wash your scalp every da...  Read Full »

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