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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I had been using a mixture of herbal oils for hair fall and I do not see any result. Can I use rosemary oil with peppermint oil?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male. I have had hair loss for one year, and whenever I use shampoo, my hands are full of hair strands. So, I started using a mixture of herbal oils two months ago. This helped in growing baby hairs, but the hair fall did not subside. I am thinking of using rosemar... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There are several reasons for hair fall or thinning of hair on the scalp. Some of the common causes are nutritional deficiency and hormonal causes like androgenic alopecia, patterned baldness, hypothyroidism, and telogen effluvium. It is esse... Read Full »
I am suffering from hair loss and dandruff for three to five months. What should I do?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. For the last three to five months I am facing an unusual amount of hair loss. And I have dandruff issues. At present dandruff is a bit less but still facing hair fall problems. I am really in need of help. What should I do? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many reasons for hair fall or thinning of hair on the scalp. So first and foremost we have to find the cause with the help of detailed history and examination. Some of the common causes are nutritional deficiency, hormonal causes like androgenic alopecia or pa... Read Full »
I have been experiencing severe hair fall, and around 200 hair strands fall daily. How can I overcome this?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been facing hair fall for the past three months. Around 200 strands of hair falls out daily, and my hair is becoming thin. Can you please suggest the right solution? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concerns. First you need to understand hair fall once started, may take six months to one year for recovery. So be patient and stay relaxed, as stress may aggravate it. Improve your diet and include milk, egg and pr... Read Full »
I have been suffering from severe hair fall due to dieting. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from severe hair fall. Earlier my hair was very thick and long, but now my scalp has started showing these changes due to dieting. What to do? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It is important to understand that hair fall once started may take up to six months to one year for recovery. So, I suggest you avoid stress and anxiety. I also suggest you take a multivitamin tablet for three t... Read Full »
I have had dandruff issues, pus-filled pimples on my scalp, hair fall, and thin hair. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor,I have had dandruff ever since I was a child and was prescribed dandruff shampoo and antifungal medicine. During my teenage years, I began getting dandruff on my eyebrows and mustache. At 19, I had thick flakes on my hairline. I used to pick them repeatedly, and the area would become re... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. I think you have seborrheic dermatitis. Hair look of uniform thickness all over, so at this moment it doesn't look like male pattern baldness (MPB). In MPB there is gradual thinning of hair and you start noticing h... Read Full »
I have hair fall, dandruff, and hair thinning due to stress. Kindly suggest a treatment.
Query: Hello doctor, Since last year my hair has started falling. I ignored my hair fall and thought it was due to stress. My hair is thinning, and I have a lot of dandruff. Kindly suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the information and image (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) provided by your end, and I understand your concern. Hair falls and thinning are usually due to family history, especially from the maternal side of the family having... 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 71 kg weight. My hair volume becomes very less. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
I had hair loss due to IUD, and now I am using low-androgen birth control pills. Can I use it in combination with Estriol?
Query: Hello doctor,I recently had hair loss due to IUD, which releases progesterone. I have had it removed and am now on a low androgen BCP prescribed by my gynecologist. I also have a bottle of Estriol. My question is if I take Estriol, could this be harmful and cause estrogen dominance, which has side e... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. Every individual is different physically as well as emotionally. Hormonal contraceptives also have side effects, but it is different for everyone. It is not necessary that every woman get similar or all side effects... Read Full »
I am a breastfeeding mother facing severe hair fall and pigmentation on my face after delivery. Please help.
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
I was facing a hair fall due to telogen. How long will it take for the hair fall to stop?
Query: Hello doctor, One and half years back, I faced hair fall, maybe after medication for dengue. Then the doctor suggested Hair fact fluence for two months, which worked. After that, my hair stopped falling, and it was normal. However, after five to six months, the hair started falling again, so I visit... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. For dandruff, mix Betamethasone lotion with liquid paraffin in equal amounts, apply over the scalp two to three times a week, and wash in the morning. For hair loss, you have been given right treatment and it alway... Read Full »