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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Please suggest tips to get silky, long, frizz-free hair in male.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male with wavy, thick coarse Asian hair that frizzes, and I wanted to ask you how I could get my hair thick, long, silky, smooth, and frizz-free. I could send pictures of what hair I want. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. John Bocachica

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Given your natural type of hair described and what you would like it to look, there are some things you can consider. Wash your hair with shampoos that are intended to reduce frizz and will say so on the bottle. Also, use a conditioner that is intended to reduce fri...  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 »

Is there any problem with hairline of my newborn?

Query: Hello doctor, I was wondering if you could shed some light on something for me. I recently had my newborn daughter and something looks off. The doctor at the hospital said it was her hairline and I wanted your input. In the middle of her head it is brown and normal looking but on each side of the b...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have got a beautiful daughter there. Please do not worry about the widows peak (attachment removed to protect pataient identity). It is too early to comment on it. It will be clearly noticed by the time the child becomes a year old. Frankly speaking even if there...  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. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

How to repair damaged, frizzy and rough hair?

Query: Hi doctor, I have taken smoothening fourth time with a gap of a one-year interval between each session. But, this time I have taken keratin treatment also. My hairs from the ends are damaged, frizzy and rough. Is it possible to repair them?  Read Full »


Dr. Rabia

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Keratin treatment is for damaged, rough and frizzy hair. You should always take keratin treatment for hairs. Take biotin supplements for proper growth and good texture of hair. Get regular trimming of hair at the ends as weathering leads to dry and frizzy ends. Avo...  Read Full »

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

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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 »

What are the ways to remove acne scars?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old. My weight is 50 kg and my height is 158 cm. I have severe acne scars on face, back, lower back, below the neck and pimples on face. Even after using Benzoyl peroxide there is no change. I have oily skin. I use to get severe menstrual pain up to 3 or 4 days and for which...  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For acne, take a course of tablet Azithromycin 500 mg daily on three consecutive days in a week for four to six weeks and continue with Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 percent gel on the pimples in the morning and Adapalene gel at night on the pimples. As far as scars are concern...  Read Full »

I have less dense hair and thinning of hair.Will there be any problem while taking Finasteride along with Cyclosporine?

Query: Hello Doctor, I have less dense packed hair with slight thinning in the hairline and on the vertex. I have this condition since 2003. I am applying Minoxidil 5% since 10 years and from 2005 for every single day. My concern is I was diagnosed for Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA), an autoimmune disorder ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for sending such an excellent description of your medical history and reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity) I would like to say that both the dermatologists have recommended the best as per available literature in medical science, which clearl...  Read Full »

I have receding hairline after using Rogaine. Can I stop using it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old man who has been using Rogaine for a week. Then I have read a lot of terrifying forums about initial shedding etc. I want to stop it immediately, but have my hair become dependent? If I stop now, will my hair regrow that have been lost because of Rogaine?  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At what concentration are you using Rogaine (Minoxidil)? Please do send me the good quality photographs of your problem. Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

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