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Hair fall, taking follihair tablets and applying anaphase shampoo, no improvement, tried minoxidil with vitamin B12

I am a 27 year old girl.. Having severe hairfall.. it falls in bunches.. about 300 strands per day... consuming follihair tablets and applying anaphase shampoo since a year... no improvement.. there is still lot of hairfall.. Have tried Minoxidil and Finasteride 1 mg tablets too.. along with Vitamin B12 supplements .. Nothing worked
Asked On : Wed, 2 May 2012
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It seems that you may be having telogen effluvium. There may some cause. You consult dermatologist for examination and investigation. Find out some cause. The cause may be stress,tension,worries,anaemia,vitamin deficiencies,nutritional deficiencies, thyroid dysfunctions, any other internal disese, infections, local scalp diseases like seborrheic dermatitis,fungal infection,prurigo...etc. Take biotin cotaining tablets,iron, zinc, vitamin E ..etc.

Take high protien diet,green leafy vegetables,fruits..etc . Have proper sleep. Avoid tension and stress.

Apply mild steroid lotion on scalp daily at night for long time. Apply almond oil alternate days. Do shampoo with herbal shampoo.and do this for few months to few years continuously. I feel you may feel better after few months.

I hope you got my answer.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Tue, 5 Nov 2013
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