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Severe hair loss. Tried ecophane. Any better medication?

I just moved to Malaysia from Iran. ( dry Country to a humid weather) and I am suffering from a really major hair loss which I haven t seen before ...I have tried hair treatment once ( which has been suggested to me to do it 2 more times 3 times within 3 months ) also I am using a treatment Shampoo especially for my scalp . rexcently I traveled back to Iran and over there i was being introduced to ECOPHANE tablets and I have taken 21 pills but still my hair falls ...( it is less though) but what else can I do ????
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Hello...tahnks 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 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. Kindly visit a dermatologist and undergo the blood work and abdominal ultra sonogram to find out the cause of your hair loss.
Hope this helps.take care!
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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