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A 23-year-old female asked:

I am having hairloss issues and was diagnosed with pcos last year here water is also hard dont know why my hairs have become thin wanted to know about a shampoo which will prevent hairloss because my hair fall a lot only during washing?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
PCOS and hair loss : see below https://www.healthline.com/health/pcos-hair-loss-2#other-tips A good healthy diet with lots of greens may help as well. Avoid high dose zinc-limit 10-20 mg /day as zinc can have side effects. Check if you are anemic- low iron - that affects hair quality loss. f/u/ w/ dermatology

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