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Hair Fall - What you need to know

A medical condition wherein hair falls out due to unexplained or hereditary reasons from the scalp or across the body.

Hair fall is a common dilemma that affects all ages and genders. Genetics play a role in recurring cases of hair fall in the family. Some of the many reasons behind hair loss in patients are psychological stress, trauma, childbirth, flu, and changes in medications.

-Affects men, women, and children
-Requires blood tests, pull test, and a scalp biopsy for diagnosis
-Risk factor increases with age
-Treatment involves medications and surgery

Symptoms

A common symptoms of hair fall is changes in the appearance of the scalp due to thinning or falling of hair. People also experience:

Sudden hair loss due to loosening up of hair follicles
Circular spots or appearance of bald patches
Hair fall across the body
Patchy spots that spread across the scalp

Treatment

Self-care: Avoid using harsh chemical products and don't bleach the hair follicles. Use a mild shampoo and soft brush for combing and grooming.
Medications: If your hair loss is due to anemia, you may try using iron supplements. Your doctor will recommend you oral contraceptives, anti-androgen drugs, or a hair transplant depending on the results of your diagnosis.
Specialists: We understand that hair fall affects a person emotionally and physically, which is why, we at mfine have crafted some of the best treatment plans for you. To learn more about how we can help, contact us today.

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