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Suggest remedy for severe hair loss

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Dr. Prasad

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2005

Answered : 3345 Questions

Posted on Mon, 6 Jun 2016 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: Hi
I am lossing so much of hair, in the month of november i delivered a baby boy, from past one month i am lossing so much of hair. what to do?
Answered by Dr. Prasad 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Check thyroid; biotin forte and root vegetables...

Detailed Answer:

Pregnancy and other stressful states are known to cause diffuse hair loss and thinning; a condition known as telogen effluvium. It's a reversible condition and settles down in few months. Since your hair loss is closely associated with pregnancy and delivery, I suspect this is what you are suffering with.

In this context, I will suggest you to be healthy; avoid stressors. Eat a good balanced diet. Check your thyroid hormones if it wasn't checked recently. You may also get your hemoglobin level checked. Start tablet biotin forte once a day for 3 weeks. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables; especially those growing under the soil such as beetroot, turnip, carrot, radish; potatoes and so on.

If your symptoms don't improve in the next 3-4 months, visit a dermatologist for evaluation and further management.

Hope this answers your question. Let me know if you need clarifications.

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