Hair Loss/hair loss


QUESTION: Hello doctor. Can Hair loss or baldness occur due to low blood circulation? I'm 19/F

ANSWER: Dear Janvi

Thanks for your query
Hair loss due to low circulation is possible.
But in your case, i do not think so.


Dr S M Bakhtiar Kamal

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QUESTION: Thanks doctor. My doctor thinks that my hair loss is due to low blood in the body. It has been happening since the past 4-5 months. Does low blood circulation gradually lead to Androgenetic Alopecia?

Low blood supply believed to cause androgenic alopecia.
In female androgenic alopecia is rare and merely termed as (FPHL) Female Pattern Hair Loss.
FPHL usually have a family history & Christmas tree pattern of hair loss present.
If any female has positive family history(mother,aunt,sister) of hair loss & the patient has Christmas tree pattern hair loss then it may be androgenic or FPHL.
Otherwise other causes of hair should be considered.
Any patient with significant hair loss should consult with Trichologist (Hair specialist).

Causes Of Hair Fall-
1. Any serious physical or mental illness.
2. Skin disease in the scalp.
3. Chlorine in bath water.
4. Heat on scalp or hair----ironing,hot water bath.
5. Traction
6. Infection
7. Nutritional deficiency
8. Androgenic stimulation
9. Seasonal
10. After childbirth

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Dr S M Bakhtiar Kamal, MBBS, DDV, MD


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Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

MBBS DDV MD (dermatology)

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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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