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Long healthy hair, baldness, hair fall after hair straightening. Will castor oil help?

hi i am XXXXXX 23yrs old 4yrs back i used to have very nice and long hair .One day i gone for straightning and it messed all my hair the chemicals were so strong that i lost almost 70% of my hair and result baldness .I have heard from many people and shaving off your head will hepl to grow new and strong hair if you message every day with castrol oil .I need your suggestion to .Plz help me with this matter.
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello Sehba!

You should be clear about one thing first, whether you have hair breakage or hair fall. Hair breakage due to straightening and chemicals is common. However, roots are unlikely to get damaged due to surface application of chemicals as they are under the scalp surface. If there is only breakage, you will grow healthy hair again from the roots. Have balanced diet and use good hair care regime.

If there is actual loss of hair in form of fall or thinning, you should see an experienced doctor to find out the cause behind it. Then you can start using the therapy as per advice. Castor oil is unlikely to help in this condition.

Best Regards,
Dr. Sharad Mishra
Cosmetic & Hair Transplant Surgeon
Answered: Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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