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Have thinning hair, hair fall. What to do?

Hello doctor Im Shalu 25years old, my problem is that i have very thin hair..i used to have beeter hair fe years back but suddenly they statrted falling out and thinnin so much that even wen plaited feels like its finger size plait,i have hasd all tipe of medicine n saloon on hair skin and nails vitamin for more than a year but nothing is improving, the hair fall is still the same so is the thikness..pls suggest what to do. thanks
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Hi Shalu..Thanks for your query.
For a chronic hair loss you should do a few blood tests before starting with the next phase of therapy.Hair Loss is a condition where multiple causes are there.It may be Familial or it may be telogen effluvium, it may be some ordinary deficiencies ,but without doing a complete work up ,it it unwise to start any random medication.As, by doing this, a lot of valuable time(& hair) is lost and a much more amount of time will be lost to regain them.
Any treatment of hairless ,however,I would say is very long term and requires patience .There are also several newer therapies in Anti Hair Loss treatments, e.g. Mesotherapy etc , which help beyond medications.
Hope this helps.take care!
Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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