Prp

PRP or platelet-rich plasma is derived from your blood, which is rich in protein and is thought to promote healing when injected locally. PRP injections are used to treat hair loss, injuries to the tendon, repair after surgery, and osteoarthritis.

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Will weight loss and low nutrition diet result in severe hair fall?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 15-year-old male. I am 173 cm in height, and I weigh about 56 kg. My hair loss started one and a half years ago, and I am pretty sure it is because I lost a lot of weight during that time. I then quickly fixed my diet and ate rich foods. I added eggs, meat, fish, chicken, etc. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav Barve

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. Your hair fall will decrease. Yes, you are right. It is due to sudden and fast weight loss. Because of that, your body has undergone stress, and your hair cycle is disturbed. It will take time to come to a normal rhythm. Keep patience. Do not take str...  Read Full »

How to treat dark lines on the upper lip?

Query: Hello doctor, I have recently developed dark lines that align with my upper lip and curves downwards when I smile. I have no idea what this can be and how to treat it. Please let me know if you can help me. I use a cream to help with my acne, but I have been using it for the past four years now an...  Read Full »


Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and read your history, and what you are having is pigmentary demarcation lines. Pigmentary demarcation lines can cause an appearance of uneven pigmentation over the face that can be wors...  Read Full »

Is there any other treatment for thinning of hair other than PRP treatment?

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 »


Dr. Gauri Kshirsagar

Dermatologist

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 »

My hairfall persists even after PRP treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. My crown area is almost bald, and I want to regain my hair. I had PRP treatment for hair, but there is no result. Hairfall still persists. Why? I am currently on vitamin C tablet.  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Hara Sudhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your hair loss is quite severe, I suggest you go for 5 % Minoxidil with Aminexil solution (brand name - HAIR 4U solution). Aminexil helps regrowth in fibrosed hair follicles. Apply it daily twice over the area and see that it is undisturbed for at least four hours...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take PRP injection after IVF failure?

Query: Hello doctor, I had done first IVF last year, but it failed due to a bad quality egg. Embryos were not developed after two days. AMH level is 1.52, and the egg count was low. On consulting another doctor, she suggested to go with PRP injection to rejuvenate the ovary, so that egg count and quality ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been wrongly guided by your doctor because there is no apparent need for PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy and injection into ovaries to rejuvenate the ovaries to produce better quality eggs. The therapy modality is relatively new and not sufficient studies...  Read Full »

Can I try hair transplant for hair loss on temples?

Query: Hi doctor, I have hair loss on my temples from wearing tight braids. The hair loss has been there for about 10 years and it has not gotten worse or anything. Is there a treatment or prescription I can try before going the hair transplant route? I am on Nuva ring for birth control. I tried Rogaine f...  Read Full »


Dr. Rabia

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is traction alopecia. It is a type of alopecia due to tight braids and hairstyles that put pressure over the roots. Unfortunately due to pressure effects scarring occur and there is no such topical cream or lotion available for regrowth of hair. You have told th...  Read Full »

A scrub caused a scar in my face. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have done PRP and my skin peeled so much. Unfortunately after 10 days of peeling, I used the scrub in my face. It started itching and the next day I had a brown scar in my cheek. How can I remove it?  Read Full »


Dr. Vinay Kumar

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Microbiologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.I have noted your concerns. In a case like yours, who had undergone PRP (platelet-rich plasma) I would recommend the following measures. Sponge the area frequently with soft tissue or towel by dabbing or directly applying mild pressure but avoid rubbing. Avoid sun exp...  Read Full »

Is hair transplant the only option for baldness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. I have been suffering from hair fall for the last 5 years. I had consulted a leading trichologist chain for treatment and to some extent it did help in controlling the hair fall. But, I have lost a great amount of hair from the front and back. I want to know, wha...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Basically, we can divide your problem in two parts. Filling of bald area. How to stop hair fall in existing hair. So, let us first talk about the bald area that you have got in the front and top of the scalp (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, hair t...  Read Full »

Is herpes zoster dangerous?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother was diagnosed to have herpes zoster. Also, her doctor says that the herpes has caused ulcers. I would like to know in how much time it will heal? Is herpes zoster a dangerous one?  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you know, Herpes zoster is a viral infection. It takes 7 to 10 days for the lesions to heal. But, in patients who are diabetic, old age, secondarily infected and with an incomplete antiviral dose or seropositive it can take up to 15 days to get cured. In elderl...  Read Full »

Shall I go for PRP treatment to control hair fall?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from scalp psoriasis and male pattern baldness grade 3A. Can I go for PRP treatment for hair fall control? I am presently using Finasteride, multivitamin and Minscalp F 5% solution.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. Yes, you can go for PRP therapy (platelet-rich plasma). It is a good therapy for hair fall with excellent results. It basically activates platelet-derived growth factors, which are the key factors for hair growth. It is must to use Minoxidil 5% l...  Read Full »

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