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Dandruff, hair fall problem, zinc deficiency. Could zinc deficiency be causing hair problems?

sir my age is 22 yr i have dranduff and hair fall problem form 2 yrs also i have masburation habit ,in my opinion i am suffer fron zinc deficiency now i take zincovit tablet tugain 5 solution for scalp multivite fm omega tablet finpecia i took finpecia from 4 month but my dranduff and hair fall is not stop,i think my problem is zinc deficiency because my father age is 62 yr and he is not bald &also my mother father ahe is 78 yr and he is not bald so please advice me sir.
Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for the query.

Yes zinc deficiency is definitely associated with hair fall.

Please take zinc supplements,

Apart from this you can also use minoxidil,

Its a good treatment.

also use tab androanagen.

Regarding food you can take any diet rich in protein.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.
http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-rahul-kumar/64818

Wishing you a good health.
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Dandruff, hair fall problem, zinc deficiency. Could zinc deficiency be causing hair problems?

Hello, Thanks for the query. Yes zinc deficiency is definitely associated with hair fall. Please take zinc supplements, Apart from this you can also use minoxidil, Its a good treatment. also use tab androanagen. Regarding food you can take any diet rich in protein. Let me know if you have any other doubt. you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link. http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-rahul-kumar/64818 Wishing you a good health. Thank you