I am 23 years old, I am having hair fall since my puberty started. But it was less then. Since a year it became worse. I shed 50 hairs per day. Have a receding hairline. Consulted a dermatologist seven months ago. I am on Hairmax forte solution (kind of Minoxidil) in night and Renocia in the morning. I take Renocia tablets in the morning and Rubired syrup at night as suggested by the dermatologist.
From the seventh month, I can see little new hair on my scalp like 5 mm (not cm, that is too small) in length and it is too thin. Now, this is my seventh month and shedding did not stop. Moreover, am seeing that little hair-like 6 cm to 8 cm is falling out a lot like 25 per day (but it is too thin that I cannot even see without zooming my eye). I am feeling that I am losing the hair that came because of Minoxidil. My shedding does not stop. I am worried a lot that I will go bald. Please tell me whether I should continue the same medication or ask my dermatologist to change my medication.
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For me, first should run scalp skin scrapping examination to rule out possible fungal infection or other pathologies. Next, hormonal and hereditary patterns should be considered. Plus, should check your blood for anemia (complete blood count), folic acid, vitamin B12, vitamin D levels, liver or kidney function test, thyroid function test to rule out respective problems that might be related to hair loss. The current treatment is fine. Keep regular follow ups with your caring dermatologist.
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from acute telogen effluvium. Telogen effluvium is a self-limiting disorder and is very common after any surgical procedure. Keep taking the multivitamins and there is no need for Minoxidil because it is mainly for androgenic alopecia. If you applied it... Read Full
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Both, Minoxidil and Finasteride takes time to act and in some cases it will take two to three months. Both are FDA - Food and Drug Administration approved for androgenic alopecia. You should always remember that if it is used once, then you need to take it for a lifetime... Read Full
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