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I have severe hair loss after hair straightening. What should I do?


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Published At August 26, 2017
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Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I had got my hair straightened twice this year. Now, I face severe hair loss. Even my scalp is visible on one side. What should I do now?


Welcome to icliniq.com.

  1. Take a nutritious and protein-rich diet that includes pulses, milk products, and eggs.
  2. The routine application of gels and frequent blow drying of your hair causes hair problems and damage. So, kindly avoid that.
  3. Use Xgain shampoo (Vitamin E acetate, Soy Protein, and Jojoba oil) for your hair twice a week.
  4. I suggest capsule Keraglo Eva (Gamma Linolenic acid) once daily for three to six months.
  5. Apply Topisal 6 % lotion (Clobetasol and Salicylic acid) over the affected areas of the scalp at night.

Continue these for a month and then you can consult me again. Good luck.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal
Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal


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