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What is the real cause of hair fall? Is there a proven solution for this problem?

What is the real cause of hair fall? Is there a proven solution for this problem?

Several causes: There are many types of hair loss. For age-related baldness, a doctor may use rogaine (minoxidil) or propecia. For other causes, hair may grow back after the disorder is resolved: over-brushing, hormonal imbalances, stress, chemotherapy, autoimmune disorders, infection, etc... A doctor can evaluate for these other causes of hair loss. Normal people may lose 50-100 hairs/day, which are replaced by "new" hairs. ...Read more

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Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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Had typhoid 2 yrs back. Hair fall problems since then. Have scanty and thin hair. Please provide a solution?

Iron and thyroid: Loss of hair can be very concerning. Possible areas to be tested would include iron levels and thyroid hormones. These can be easily checked with blood work by your doctor. ...Read more

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Sir I have a severe problem of hair loss from last 6 years, now I am 40% bald. Nowdays I am using tugain5% solution.Please give me a proper solution.

Sir I have a severe problem of hair loss from last 6 years, now I am 40% bald. Nowdays I am using tugain5% solution.Please give me a proper solution.

Propecia (finasteride): Have you asked your primay physician about propecia (finasteride)? It's an oral medication for hair loss. I do not prescribe of have any financial connection with this drug fyi. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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25 y girl without any chronic medical problem , having no current symptoms except hair loss . What are the causes and solution ?

25 y girl without any chronic medical problem , having no current symptoms except hair loss . What are the causes and solution ?

Many causes: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more

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Hair loss from past 5 years. I have noticed that my skin is oily and have dandruff problem too. Any solutions for hair growth?

Hair loss from past 5 years. I have noticed that my skin is oily and have dandruff problem too. Any solutions for hair growth?

Hormonal Imbalance: Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance. Thyroid hormone disorders are notorious for causing hair loss. Imbalance in sex hormones can also be implicated. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss. Take care. ...Read more

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Solution for hair fall and healthy hair?

Solution for hair fall and healthy hair?

Healthy hair: There are many possible causes for hair loss. The dermatologist can work you up to determine cause. That way, treatment can be targeted to correct the problem.For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green > ...Read more

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What should I do for my hairs to be healthy. What is the solution for hair fall thin hair and damaged hair?

What should I do for my hairs to be healthy. What is the solution for hair fall thin hair and damaged hair?

Hair health: There are many possible causes for hair loss. The dermatologist can work you up to determine cause. That way, treatment can be targeted to correct the problem. For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green ...Read more

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Solution to reduce hair fall?

Solution to reduce hair fall?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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What is solution of hair fall?

What is solution of hair fall?

Hair falling out: F asks what is solution to hair fall? ANS: find the cause and treat it. How do you find cause? See your Dr who will take detailed medical history, do a careful medical exam and order lab tests. Be certain you are not using shampoo recently found to cause hair to fall out. Google for that. ...Read more

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My sister is hair fall problem?

My sister is hair fall problem?

Slope is: Hair loss related to multiple medical reason physical stress due to inter current illness hormonal increased androgens increased thyroid autoimmune disease malnutrition can all result hair loss. ...Read more

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What the solution to treat a hair fall?

What the solution to treat a hair fall?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Dr. I have hair fall problem what to do?

Get a check up: This could be some kind of hormonal imbalace.. So get yourself a medical examination from your doctor. He/she may check your thyroid function and your nutritional health to be sure that you are healthy and well nourished and your hormones are in good order. ...Read more

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I have a huge hair fall .Plz tell me the solution?

I have a huge hair fall .Plz tell me the solution?

See the doctor: A medical evaluation is the way to proceed in terms of identifying causes for alopecia. A dermatologist may also need to become involved. ...Read more

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My wife having hair fall problem please help me out?

My wife having hair fall problem please help me out?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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What all health problems can hair fall be related to?

What all health problems can hair fall be related to?

Hair Falling Out: Any stress physical or psychological can cause hair loss. It can also be normal. The best thing to do is see you doctor for a year check up and make sure you are healthy. ...Read more

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I m suffring from hair problem ..and hair fall problem?

I m suffring from hair problem ..and hair fall problem?

Hormonal Imbalance: Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance. Thyroid hormone disorders are notorious for causing hair loss. Imbalance in sex hormones can also be implicated. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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