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Severe hair loss, getting frequent cold, lost immunity after taking TB medicines. Advice?

Hi Sam, I am 24 yrs old, I am taking Forecox along with Zincovit for the past 2 months coz of TB. I am facing severe HAIR LOSS . I feel that I am very less Immune to anything, I am getting COLD very easily and I am totally depressed. I don t know what I ve to do ? Please help me. Also can I continue going to GYM which was my routine before TB. Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 15 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM.

A sudden physical or emotional stress/ illness may cause one-half to three-quarters of the hair throughout your scalp to shed (called Telogen effluvium). You will notice hair coming out in handfuls while you shampoo, comb, or run your hands through your hair. You may not notice this for weeks to months after the episode of stress or illness. The hair shedding will decrease over 6 - 8 months.

As you are suffering from tb and on medication, Telogen effluvium might bee the cause.

I advice you to use trichup hair fall contrl oil and shampoo, it will be of good help.

Hope I have provided the information you needed.
Wish you good health. Take care.
Answered: Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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