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Q. Can the increased hair loss in me be related to the peri-pubertal hormone changes?

Answered by
Dr. Filza Hafeez
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jun 22, 2022

Hello doctor,

I have the problem of a sudden increase in hair fall, 200 to 300 strands per day for the past month. I have not taken any medication till now. Before, I occasionally took Astymin Forte multivitamin capsules for one to two weeks to reduce hair fall. It did not help. My thyroid is normal, and I do not have diabetes or hypertension. Please help.

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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Your hair fall is due to the peri-pubertal period. Check your serum ferritin level because iron deficiency and hormonal imbalance cause hair fall.

Thank you doctor for the reply,

I have attached the test report. Please suggest the causes and treatment.

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Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

From the report attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), you have vitamin D deficiency. I suggest vitamin D supplements for two months to prevent hair loss.


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