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Long hair, hair fall on combing, touching, no whitish part on the tip, hair fall not from root. Treatment?

My wife is having very long hairs but few month I find there is huge loss of hairs, the hairs come out while combing or even if she puts her palm in it. the loss is huge. The hairs which fall donot have any whitish part at the tip, showing that it donot come out from the root, please suggest what to do so that it can be revived
Asked On : Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thanks for the query.
You can ask her to try these few things-
1] Do not comb vigorously.
2] Treat any Dandruff, Head Lice etc.
3] Do not use strong shampoos.
4] If she is agreeable ask her to cut the hair short for a few months.
5] If she is on any medications like hormones, etc they could be causing this trouble.
6] Regular oiling with coconut oil may help.
Take care.
Answered: Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi..dear Sandeep..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Loss of Hairs are common problem for all..,
Here cause is very important..,
Drug intake,Debilitated conditions..,Anemia, Malnutrition.,
genetic factor, Stress and strain,Under Oparative procedures.,
So find out the cause..,
Tab..Biotin 10 mg for 3 months..,
Tab Fenestraide also give very good result.,
Topical application of Minoxidil and Aminexil 5% will give..,
very good result.., thanQ
Answered: Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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