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Suggest treatment to cure hair loss problem

I am 22 yrs old.(male) .I have the hair loss problem since 4 yrs.Now my frontal baldness is increasing day by day. I took the medicines but couldn't succeed.I try the minoxidil 5% as per doctor suggestion.But no change occur.so please if any treatment is possible to cure this kind problem let me know.
Thu, 12 Nov 2015
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hello, i can understand your concern

you may have telogen effluvium or androgenic alopecia.
hairfall may be due to lack of neutrients like iron or protiens in body, it may also be due to derranged thyroid levels. so to rule out telogen effluvium i would advice you to get your hb , serum ferritin and thyroid levels tested.
it may be genetic too.
application of minoxidil and oral biotins once a day can really be helpful to you. minoxidil is slow method, it takes time to show results and you have to be compliant with its use, leavingg it abruptly can again result in hair loss. so be patient and keep using it.
still if you dont find any results you can go for procedure like prp (plasma rich platelet) therapy, it could help you as results seen are very good.
and you can consider hair transplant too.
hope it would help.
thank you
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