Everyone who has hair loss problems will know how challenging it is to prevent hair fall. There are a lot of medical treatments like laser therapy, platelet-rich plasma, Minoxidil, Finasteride, and Phenylephrine available to prevent hair loss.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. I have severe hair fall. I take multivitamins and iron pills daily for iron deficiency. I have tried biotin, expensive shampoos, conditioners, leave-in conditioner, etc. Nothing seems to be working. I wash my hair every other day because it tends to get very... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Excessive hair fall can be due to male or female pattern baldness, physical illness or mental stress in the past three to six months, low serum ferritin, nutritional deficiency, certain medical conditions like thyroid problems and other hormonal disorders, after cosmetic ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old female and a working professional. I mostly work in night shifts and graveyard shifts (1 am - 12 pm). I have had thick hair in the past but since the past four years, my hair kept thinning and I now see little signs of baldness on the crown of my head. I have recently ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In addition to thyroid test also get a hemoglobin blood test done. If the hemoglobin is below normal you will have to take iron supplements. In addition to vitamin B12 supplements also take biotin and zinc supplements. Lifestyle changes are also required (which is diff... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have thyroid issues for the past three years. I got this when I was pregnant. I am taking Thyronorm 75 mcg tablet for the last three months. Recently, I have done the thyroid test and my T3 and T4 are normal and TSH is very low. It shows less than 0.01. What does it indicate? First, I w... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This appears to be due to over treatment or iatrogenic hyperthyroidism. Here is a list of symptoms experienced due to over treatment. They are tachycardia, palpitations, nervousness, tiredness, headache, excitability, sleeplessness, tremors, anxiety and heat intolerance. ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old man who has been using Rogaine for a week. Then I have read a lot of terrifying forums about initial shedding etc. I want to stop it immediately, but have my hair become dependent? If I stop now, will my hair regrow that have been lost because of Rogaine? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At what concentration are you using Rogaine (Minoxidil)? Please do send me the good quality photographs of your problem. Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old boy with extreme hair loss. Even at this age, my scalp is clearly visible. I tend to lose around 100 strands of hair daily. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A person normally will lose 100 strands of hair daily. The problem of hair fall arises if the person loses more than 100 strands of hair which tends to make a visible scalp leading to androgenetic alopecia or male pattern baldness. The main culprit is the DHT-dihydrote... Read Full »