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Have hair loss. Suggested therapy. How can I control it?

I am suffering from hair loss . How can I control it. My Doc said that I need to start therapy once again. When I asked problem , he said, there is problem in my blood . His assistance said I have gland problem. I want to know more about it. When I used medicine last time, I regain my lost hair but now can I hope once again.
Asked On : Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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Jun 2015
Hello Pradeep...
The symptoms & case history mentioned in your post suggest that you might be having Androgenetic alopecia.
Also known as Male pattern baldness, it usually follows a pattern of receding hairline & is related to genetic makeup and male sex hormones.

Management includes:
1. Minoxidil preparation to be applied directly to the scalp to stimulate the hair follicles.
2. Finasteride preparations that interferes with the production of male hormone linked to baldness.
But these medications have to be used regularly under the guidance of a hair loss tends to return on stoppage of these medications.

Those cases which do not respond to medical therapy, are managed by hair transplantation. will be better to consult a Dermatologist & start treatment.
Wishing you a Good Health. Let me know if I need to clarify further.
Thanks & take care.
Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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