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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 hair fall of 10 to 20 strands a day. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 14 years old. My problem is that when I brush my hair, I found my hair on it. My hair fall is 10 to 20 hairs a day. Is there anything to worry?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hair is one the fastest growing cells in the body. Hair has different growth cycles like anagen (growing phase), telogen (resting phase), and catagen. Losing 50 to 100 hairs per day is considered normal. Old hairs are replaced by new hairs. If you are losing hairs on th...  Read Full »

I have dandruff and severe hair fall. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male. I am a fit and healthy man, but I have a hair fall problem. Actually, I can see that my hair is very thin and it is very weak. The root of my hair is not deeply penetrated as compared to others as I can see and feel it by comparing it with my brothers' and sist...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can make out that you are fit and healthy by looking at your BMI (body mass index) and that is very nice. Kindly keep your BMI within 25 because being overweight has an indirect role in hair fall. Now coming to your problem, it is quite difficult to make a diagnosi...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing extreme hair fall and dandruff with an itchy scalp. How do I overcome this?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing extreme hair fall due to an itchy and hairy scalp for the past 45 days. Dandruff flakes keep on coming within a day or two after shampooing my hair.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hair fall is a natural phenomenon. Losing up to 100 hairs per day is normal. Old hair has to fall because hair is one of the fastest-growing cells in our body. Hair fall becomes concerning, when it crosses 100 hairs per day. When there is hair loss at a localized area o...  Read Full »

Am I experiencing hair fall due to the ayurvedic oil, hormonal changes, or my health issues?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 23 years old and have been facing hair fall problems for the past seven months. Before that, I never used to have hair fall. However, when I used an ayurvedic oil, I started having hair fall. Is it because of hormonal changes or health issues? Despite taking a lot of healthy food, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are many causes of hair loss. For example, telogen effluvium and stress-induced hair fall settle after three months. It can also occur due to thyroid disorders. You need a detailed evaluation of the cause and pattern of hair loss to make the diagnosis and start...  Read Full »

I have had severe hair fall and some scalp problems. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had severe hair fall and some scalp problems, for which I am taking Folron and Meclobic capsules daily, with Ketoconazole shampoo and Candid B lotion. So I wanted to know about these tablets, how to apply this lotion, and how often I should shampoo my hair. Also, what water temper...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would suggest the following. Take Capsule Folron (Cyanocobalamin, Ferrous Fumarate, Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride Ip, and Zinc Sulphate) once daily after breakfast. Take Capsule Meclobic (Mecobalamin and Alpha lipoic acid) once daily ...  Read Full »

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