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Hair Fall

Hair fall is known as hair loss from the scalp or other parts of the body. The causes are heredity, age, alopecia areata, cancer treatment, illness, and hormonal imbalance. Hair fall gets controlled by taking an enriched diet with proteins and vitamins, scalp massage using essential oils, keeping the body hydrated, and washing the hair using a mild shampoo.

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What to do for hair fall and pigmentation after delivery?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 32 years old with a four-month-old baby, and I breastfeed her. I have been facing severe hair fall with hair in my comb and hands after I comb. My crown part has become bald with no hair, and you can refer to the attached images. I also see the hair thinning at the same time. Pleas...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I reviewed the attached images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Hair fall is a very common thing after the delivery. It affects around 50 % of women in the months following childbirth. Foll...  Read Full »

How to control hair loss after using conditioners on the scalp?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 16-year-old boy. I had thick hair. Recently, I started applying conditioner to my hair. I have lost my hair after using conditioner on the scalp. My mother has thick hair. My father has a bald head. I want to get my thick hair again. I am living in depression. I am unable to concen...  Read Full »

Dr. Rashi Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It can be a side effect of a conditioner. Sometimes, the chemicals present in the conditioners are quite strong, and they lead to a negative impact on the hair, causing hair loss. As a first step, stop using conditioners. Secondly, you have told about the small patches ...  Read Full »

I have a dry scalp, hair fall, and dry hair. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a dry scalp, hair fall, and dry hair. I worked as a civil engineer mostly while I was on site, so wearing a helmet and cement dust made my hair too bad. Can I eat biotin gummies? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern about your hair and scalp issues. As a civil engineer, you are exposed to various environmental factors that can contribute to these problems. Here are some suggestions to help improve your hair and scalp health: 1. Wear a silk or satin...  Read Full »

How to treat hair fall and graying of my hair?

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing hair fall from the last 4 to 5 months. Also facing graying of hairs from last three years.  Read Full »

Dr. Rabia Anjum

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Does this problem exist in your family? If yes it is androgenetic alopecia that is common in males and related to male hormones. Premature greying of hair is also genetic and as such there is no treatment for reversing of grey hair. However, you can take Biotin suppleme...  Read Full »

How to regain my hair density with hair fall problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I am facing hair loss problem for the past three years. I am a male, 25 years old, 5.4 inches height and 156.53 Ibs weight. My hair volume is reducing. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Md Kamrul Hasan Sajib

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you? Hope your physical condition is good. I have read your problem carefully. Your history is incomplete, and so I have a few queries. What is the pattern of hair loss (a picture will help)? Do you have a dandruff problem? Is there any family history of early ...  Read Full »

My TSH level is quite high and I experience hair fall. Are they related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 years old female. My weight is 108 lbs. I have raised TSH level of 7.5 mIU/mL. I have severe hair fall, and my iron, vitamin D3, and vitamin B levels are normal. How to bring my TSH level to a normal range?  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have raised TSH levels. But it is not significant enough to necessitate treatment. You can repeat your thyroid function test after three months again to make sure that it has not ri...  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 »

How can I reduce hair fall and improve my hair density?

Query: Hello doctor, I have noticed a progressive thinning of my hair and suspect it might be pattern hair loss. Can you provide information on the different patterns of hair loss in men and women? Additionally, what are the most effective treatments or solutions available for managing pattern hair loss, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Hope you are doing well. I have gone through your query and can understand your concern. Male and female pattern baldness may be due to the following reasons: 1. Genetic susceptibility: Chances of hair loss are high when there is a family history of hair loss espe...  Read Full »

Why is there weight loss and hair fall after craniotomy surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister is having a craniotomy operation. MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) before surgery and post-surgery are attached. Biopsy report is also attached. So, kindly help me to understand the biopsy report. Current medications are Encorate Chrono 500 mg twice daily, Thyronorm 50 mg. Cu...  Read Full »

Dr. Arun Tungaria

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The biopsy report and MRI findings are suggesting astrocytoma which is kind of cancerous brain tumor. Post operation MRI (Magnetic Resonanace Imaging) is showing that the tumor is not fully removed in surgery. That usually happens in these kinds of tumors because it is ...  Read Full »

Why does my hair fall out so much?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old woman. It seems like I am losing more and more hair every day. I have tried various shampoos and oils, but nothing seems to be working. I am worried that there might be a deeper issue affecting my hair. I have heard that certain vitamins and minerals are crucial for ...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your query. Hair loss is caused by decreased protein intake and dry hair. You should eat a good protein-rich diet and condition your hair twice weekly. The best conditioner is hair oil. Hair loss of ten to 100 strands is normal. Keratin-based shampoo i...  Read Full »

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