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Hairfall

Hair fall is a problem when the rate of hair loss is more than the rate of hair regrowth. The signs of hair fall are losing hair in patches or clumps, thinning of hair, and hair becoming brittle and fragile. Many conditions like thyroid disease, PCOS, cancer, extreme weight loss, and scalp infection can result in hair fall.

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I have red patches on head with hair fall. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, My head has red patches for the last six years. My hairs are falling (white hair only). I also suffer from low testosterone level for the last six months. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a condition called as scalp psoriasis. This happens due to an increase in turnover of cells at the level of skin. Stress, infections, climatic change, and consumption of eggs or red meat can cause this to increase. You can use a Clobetasol with 6% salicylic aci...  Read Full »

I am a 20-year-old male, experiencing a lot of hair fall since last month. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male, experiencing a lot of hair fall since last month. I almost lose 50 hairs a day. Whenever I rub my hand over the head, I find at least two to three hairs. Earlier they were not falling like this. When I observe the fallen hair, I can see a very small white head ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. A normal individual loses up to 100 hairs per day which gets replaced and every year about 10 percent of hair is lost. Hairfall could be due to stress, inadequate diet, anemia, dandruff, thyroid abnormalities, or after a bout of illness...  Read Full »

Can stopping Accutane cause hair sideefall?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been experiencing hair loss since I stopped Accutane 4 months ago. I feel my hair has reduced in thickness significantly. Will my hair grow back, or is it irreversible.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hairfall and hair thinning are two different issues. If you see more than 100 hairs falling per day, then it requires treatment, and this kind of fall is usually reversible. With the right treatment, hair will regrow. The causes for this could be nutritional deficien...  Read Full »

How to control hair fall and dandruff problem to prevent baldness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old male. I am losing like 15 to 20 hair strands on a daily basis now. For the last nine months, I am facing this problem. I never had this type of hair fall or any hair fall before. Where I stay, there was hard water, so I started using drinking water for bathing. A few...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hair fall can mainly be divided into two types, you can have increased shedding or thinning of hair. Increased shedding means seeing more than 50-100 hairs falling per day. Less than that is a normal hair fall cycle and usually grows back. Increased shedding can happen ...  Read Full »

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