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Suggest treatment for hair loss in a young male

Hello Sir, I am Shailesh , age 26, presently student . For some reason my hairs have started falling and hair growth have almost stopped. Over the time hair thickness have also decreased. I have been taking homeopathic medication for past one and a half year but there is no considerable improvement. Please suggest what could be problem and steps needed to overcome it. My diet is also almost balanced and have been taking aloe vera and other natural stuffs.
Tue, 1 Mar 2016
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Hi..
Welcome to HEALTHCARE MAGIC..

I have gone through your query and can understand your concerns..

As per your complain hair fall can occur in young men due to common cause like Male Pattern Baldness or Androgenic Aloepecia which occurs due to androgenic hormones as well as genetics..
Other causes can be nutritional deficiency, fungal infection, stress, long standing illness, side effects of medicines and hair cosmetics etc..
I would suggest you to consult a Trichologist and get evaluated and a thorough clinical evaluation and investigations like Blood tests, Dermoscopy, Trichogram etc can help in diagnosis and treatment can be done accordingly..
You can be advised to apply 5% Minoxidil lotion over the scalp..
You can also be advised to take Biotin and multivitamin supplements..
You can also massage the scalp with warm coconut oil..
In case if there is Pattern baldness Finesteride can be advised to be taken orally..
Keep the scalp clean and wash it every alternate day..
Drink plenty of water..
Take more of green leafy vegetables and fruits in diet..

Hope this information helps..

Thanks and regards.
Dr.Honey Nandwani Arora.
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