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Hair loss, acne, pigmentation, coughing, pain in head, seeing darkness

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I am selecting the category as Skin Hair and Nails but my question actually relates to multiple.
1. I am suffering from severe hair loss and badly looking for a treatment. I can see the bald patches and have lost most of my hair. I am now looking for a treatment to stop hair loss and cover my bald patches once again.
2. Suffering with skin problems that includes Acne and Pigmentation Problems. I feel my skin is badly affected by Sun light and UV rays for which I never had any precautions. Now looking for a treatment for same as well. Skin problem can be related to my digestion problem as well.
3. Next is what relates to Throat or Lung problem (well that's what i feel). I have cough most of the time and that affects my head directly. Every time I cough I have severe pain in my pain such that I can't even stand and feels sometime (twice it happened) darkness in front of me. Doctor knows it better so may i will require a full body checkup.

I admit my lifestyle is very badly disorganized and that could also cause all these troubles.
May I have consultation from appropriate doctor regarding this.

Posted Thu, 20 Sep 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 2 hours later

I understand your problem and will give you best possible advise.

Hairs are indicator of general health.
When you improve general health hair loss will also decrease.
Most probable cause for your hair loss is diffuse hair loss or Androgenetic Alopecia or male pattern baldness.

Treatment of of baldness can be oral medications ,topical lotions and few procedures.It depends on type of alopecia.

Also I would like to know
-You are having hair loss from frontal area(male pattern )or diffuse type of hair loss?

Please answer above question to help you better.

In oral medication you can take multivitamin supplements especially those containing Biotin ,amino acids (like cysteine , methionine ) ,minerals (like Iron copper ).

In medications Minoxidil ,finasteride and saw palmetto are effective.

You can use these medications after consulting your dermatologist.A good dermatologist will be able to provide you all the above treatment options.
Dose,frequency of medication and procedures can be decided after proper physical

In general measures you should avoid stress, maintain good diet ,adequate sleep,regular exercise.Keeping good general health will add to treatment.

Take one fruit every day.Take lemon juice and other citrous foods as they are XXXXXXX in vitamin C and anti oxidants.

Acne and pigmentation are very common in your age group.

Acne can now effectively treated .

Oral and topical medications antibiotics ,retinoids are very effective in acne.

pigmentation can be treated with procedure known as chemical peel. Peels are now available at dermatology clinics. They are safe and effective for pigmentation.

Cough and pain in head are a altogether different issue.
Please visit a general physician for the same who will advise X XXXXXXX chest and other relevant investigations and will also provide you medications.

Please upload your photos of your face and scalp areas(2-3) with UPLOAD YOUR REPORTS section on right side of the page.

Photos will be further useful to provide specific advise.

Hope this helps you .
If you have any further queries feel free to ask them.

Dr Sudarshan
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