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Hair Thinning

Thinning of hair can occur due to nutrition deficiency, hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, or stress. People suffer from hair loss. Growing back of thinning hair depends upon the cause of hair thinning. It is important to consult with a doctor in case of sudden hair fall.

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I am suffering from hair loss. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male experiencing severe hair loss. I have observed progressive thinning of hair, notably in the frontal and crown regions. I am seeking advice on potential treatments or management strategies for this issue. Could you please guide me on available treatment options, the...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. After reviewing the details you provided, I understand your concerns regarding hair thinning. Several factors can contribute to this issue, including genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, stress, dietary alterations, env...  Read Full »

My hair has become thin and frizzy. Will a hair mask help?

Query: Hello doctor, I had thick hair when I was a kid, and now it has become so thin, and sometimes the hair follicle hurts a bit, and my hair falls in the shower like crazy. I have had wavy hair my whole life, and I wanted to get it smooth and heavy a bit because it is always voluminous. I have found tha...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. To improve hair line, quality of hairs, alone medicines will not work permanently. I would suggest you wake up early and go for a morning walk regularly till you get good sweating. Do yoga and pranayam regularly. Take dates, bananas, and ...  Read Full »

I have less hair density at the top of the scalp. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years-old, 5 feet 5 inches tall, and weigh 169.7 pounds. I have a problem with my hair. The top region of my head or crown area has a reduced hair density, and my hair looks unhealthy from above, where the scalp can be seen. Kindly suggest a treatment free of any side effects. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. On average around 75 to 100 hair falls each day are quite common. So, hair loss should only be considered if more than this amount of hair come out. Straightening and other operations also weaken the roots. Other illne...  Read Full »

I am facing sudden hair loss and hairline thinning. Kindly help.

Query: Hello there, I am a 37-year-old male. I have been facing sudden hair fall, thinning of hair at the crown, and receding hairline. I do not have any other medical conditions, and I am not currently taking any medications. This issue is starting to affect my confidence, and I am keen to find effective ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Hair thinning with a receding hairline is also called Male pattern hair loss or androgenetic alopecia. They may be due to the following reasons: 1. Genetic susceptibility: in case of family members having any signs of ha...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing hair thinning. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 38 year old female. I seek your professional guidance and expertise regarding pattern hair loss, specifically Androgenetic Alopecia. I have been experiencing hair thinning and noticeable changes in my hairline for a year. Please provide a comprehensive understanding of Androgenetic ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Androgenetic Alopecia is a pattern of loss of hair, which usually occurs due to reasons including genetic susceptibility (especially if maternal family members have a history of the same) and hormonal fluctuations. Other triggering factors include: Any lifestyle changes, ...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing severe hair loss and thinning of hair. Can I take supplements?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing severe hair loss and thinning, which has made my hair weak. I am interested in buying Biotin 5000 mcg 60 capsules for hair, skin & nails to address this issue. Could you please advise on the correct way to take this supplement on a daily basis? Additionally...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello. Welcome to We are here to help you. Losing 100-150 strands daily is normal, but any number exceeding this should be considered hair loss. Generalized hair fall in females is typically caused by stress, poor sleep, inadequate nutrition, or excessive blood loss due to menstr...  Read Full »

What can I do for treating hair loss following COVID-19?

Query: Hello doctor,About 1.5 years ago, I contracted COVID-19, and since then, I have encountered various health issues, including hair thinning and loss. Genetics do not appear to be the cause, as my parents have healthy hair. I suspect there may be an underlying nutritional or health issue that needs ad...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest that you undergo the following tests to assess your condition thoroughly: Hemoglobin (Hb) Complete blood count (CBC) Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) Fasting blood glucose Serum albumin Serum creatinine Routine urine examination Kindly provide the test...  Read Full »

I have a lot of hair fall and thinning and am seeking a solution. Please assist.

Query: Hello doctor,Since around three years, I have experienced a lot of hair fall and thinning, and my hair has gotten relatively thin. I have tried everything to enhance my hair, but I am still looking for something to work. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Various factors, such as hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, stress, and certain medical conditions, can cause hair fall in females. It is essential for women experiencing hair fall to consult with a health...  Read Full »

I am 21 years old and need some hair care tips to make my hair healthier. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I need some hair care tips. I do not use any styling products for my hair. I apply oil twice a week at night and shampoo the next morning. What extra care should I take to make my hair healthy? Also, suggest me daily hair routine to keep my hair healthy. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to To improve the health and texture of your hair, here are some tips you can incorporate into your daily hair care routine: Choose a gentle shampoo: Look for a shampoo that is sulfate-free and formulated for dry or damaged hair. These types of shampoos are less likely t...  Read Full »

I am a 20-year-old male with balding. How can I naturally grow thick, dense hair?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male with thin hair that is balding a bit (along a line, according to what I noticed). So please help me to grow thick, dense hair naturally. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and examined the picture you provided. (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Experiencing 100 to 150 hair falls every day is very normal. So, it should only be considered as hair loss if the number of hair falls exceeds this r...  Read Full »

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