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Hii am 24 yr old and m experiencing severe hair fall ..my hairs have become thin n fragile ..also there's lot of dandruff in my scalp ... please help?

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology 19 years experience
See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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