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Losing my hair badly

hello doctor i m 21 year old and i continuous loss my hair whenever i combed or shampoo mostly from the frontal area and its losing from the tip of the root with a white follical so plz suggest me something dear doctor very soon.i m waiting
Asked On : Sun, 26 Dec 2010
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Oncologist 's  Response
I am sorry to hear that your hair loss and thinning is causing you worry and stress. At this point there are a few options and considerations. As for why your hair is thinning at a young age, this may be simply genetics - that is to say that some of us are predisposed to hair loss at young ages based on our genes and inheritance from our parents. Have you discussed this with your doctor? Rarely an excess of testosterone can lead to early hair loss. Also, thyroid dysfunction may be a contributing factor. Please discuss this with your doctor.
As for options, there are a few. First, I would consider minoxidil (brand name rogaine) in a foam or liquid preparation applied twice daily to the scalp can slow the rate of hair loss and possibly support some hair growth. There is medication as well (Propecia) which has been shown to slow the rate of hair loss and help men maintain the hair that they have. Finally, there are surgical options which I would always consider as a last resort. The bottom line is to have an open discussion with your doctor and consider what options you might have as far as testing and treatment are concerned. Take care.
Answered: Sun, 26 Dec 2010
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
hair loss in this age is very common its known as andogenic alopecia.
-heredity-comes from your family sides
-low HB
-thyroid dysfunction
-irregular diet habit
-lack of sleep
-after illness
-hair trauma

how to treat?
-apply almond oil before bath
-have good healthy diet rich in protein
-dont wet your hair
-minoxidil to be apply after consulting dermetologist
-be gentle with your hair
-stop smoking and alcohol

Answered: Thu, 31 Mar 2011
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  User's Response
if u r young means its was surprsing for hair loss due to carelessness of hairs, like combing sharing of combs with other, proper cleaning of hairs, gels, wash the hairs atleast thrice a week, this will helps you to get healty hair.
Answered: Tue, 29 Mar 2011
  User's Response
Your diet should be of high protein,vitamin,Iron,increase dal &green vegetables in your diet ,if non-veg than take egg u can also use a egg in your hair,avoid tension,stress,take treatment of cough and cold (sinusitis) if you have.suggesting you to take homeopathic treatment like Arnica hairoil and shampoo/Jaborandi hairoil.
Answered: Tue, 3 May 2011
  User's Response
hi, I have hair loss problem from past 6 years. Previously my hairs are very good but now its are very dry and looking damaged.Please help me
Answered: Thu, 31 Mar 2011
Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
i think dr gaurav has given enough information about the cause and treatment . you have to consult a dermatologist.
Answered: Tue, 3 May 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female and got my hair done yesterday. My hairdresser has always noticed me with thick hair but mentioned yesterday that it has gotten quite thinner. I have also noticed a lot of it falling out. my hair dresser said it has a lot to do with me eating less and drinking a lot. I will stop drinking but may I ask what type of food I need to eat more of and/or if I should eat less of anything?
Answered: Fri, 29 Apr 2011
Dermatologist Dr. Tanumay Raychaudhury's  Response
This has been well discussed. There are treatment options available, but see a doctor soon. You need to weigh your options and understand what can be at best expected. I would like to warn you however, that most medical treatments are to temporarily halt the process of hair loss if you have androgenetic alopecia.
Answered: Thu, 5 May 2011
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  User's Response age is 19, and i have a rock metal band in BAngladesh.............
I have quite long hairs..................but my hair seems dry and rough and nowadays they have started to fall..............................i need help as i cannot cut my hair as its my identity, I have curly hair and genetically my parents or grandparents didnt had had hairfall or i need help doctors pls help me out............/////
Answered: Tue, 10 May 2011
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