Hair Loss/Hair Loss


Hello docter!

Im 23 yr married lady from India. Im suffering from terrible hair loss. I donot have dandruff but stunted hair.

I had gone to dermatologist for check up and she gave me minoxidil solution but no improvement.
Im taking duphastone from long time as im having irregular menstrual cycle. ( irregularity is because the size off my egg released on 11th day is 12 multiple follicles ). I donot have thyroid and pcos.

I take good diet as well. Plz advice.

Dear Safia

Thank you for your query.
You take drug containing progesterone (duphastone)can cause hair fall. progesterone acts like a male hormone to shrink and impair the hair follicle.

1. Seasonal
2. After child birth
3. Alopecia Areata
4. Stress
5. Severe or chronic illness
6. Birth control pill
7. Anti cancer drugs
8. Antidepressant medication
9. Nutritional deficiency
10. Traction
11. Thyroid disease
12. Infections
13. Trauma to the scalp
14. Skin diseases of the scalp
15. Heat on hair: Ironing, Hot water bath
16. Chemicals on hair: Dye
17. Androgenic alopecia (AGA), or Male Pattern Baldness (MPB)

So hair can grow only after removal of the cause.

you have wait until your menstrual problem cured.

Dr Kamal

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Dr S M Bakhtiar Kamal, MBBS, DDV, MD


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I am experienced in various field of Dermatology, Dermatosugery, Hair Transplant, Treatment of Hair disorders, Microdermabrasion, Dermabrasion, BOTOX, PRP, Chemical peel, Electrosurgery, Cryosugery, Breast augmentation, Breast reduction, Ultrasonic lipolysis, Tumescent liposuction.

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Member- Bangladesh Dermatological Society (BDS). Member- European Society of Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dermatology(ESCAD). Life member- The Hair Research Society of India Life member- The Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India. Life member- Association of Cutaneous surgeons of India.

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