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20 year old female has lost hair from front side from 2 years. Can i take both tugain sol.5 & R89 LIPCOL- HAIR CARE DROP at same time ?

hello sir.. i am priya (female).i am 20 year old. my hairs get lossed from front side from 2 years.i get started tugain sol. 5.from 2 day without any doctor consult and i am taking a solution R89 LIPCOL- HAIR CARE DROP. can i take both ..? is there any problem to having both as R89, i am taking as 20 drop in half glass water.
Wed, 22 Jun 2011
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,

I would not recommend you any self medications .Its better that you consult a dermatologist .Since hair loss in females is multi-factorial so its better that a dermatologist analyses you properly. And its always good that you take one form of medication i.e.allopathy or homeopathy (try not to mix two).

In females the most common cause of hair loss is –iron deficiency, hormonal imbalance, thyroid problem, stress, lack of sleep, familial ,or use of chemical on scalp ,procedures like perming or straightening etc. Other rare causes are zn & copper def. One has to find the exact cause of hair loss and treat. In females there are various patterns of hair loss,which can be judged clinically by a dermatologist. As you have mentioned its the frontal area getting involved that would mean a hormonal patter of hair loss. You should get your hormonal level checked along with an ultra sound if necessary to rule out PCOD.This usually seen in obese patient with irregular periods and pimples on face.
Other simple test which we do are hair pull test and trichogram to diagnose which type of hair loss is there. After proper diagnosis you can start with topical preparations like Minoxidil 2%-5% applied twice daily on scalp along with tab biotin one daily.Other hormonal medicines are also available if needed. Improve your diet with green leafy veg, fresh fruits, plenty of water, sprouts ,pulses, high protein diet, avoid items with high sugar content like sweets & chocolates, less of Chinese foods, less of pizza & burgers ,more of milk & ghee, dry fruits . Good sleep also has a important role to play .

Hope this answers your query ,if you have any further questions ,kindly write back to us.

Take care,
Dr.Bharat Chawda
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hi dear priya
its hazardus to take any medicins without doctors prscriptions.consult a good trichologist or skin can avoid hair loss by reducing salt intake, overuse of shampoos,.
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