I am a 25 year old Indian woman. My problem is hair loss, premature hair whitening, hair thinning (Photo)

I am 25 years old Indian women. My problem is that, hair fall, pre mature hair whiting, hair thining. for this problem now I am using folliserum hair growth. so its really helpfull product for my problem?

Doctor Answers 3

Female hair loss

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You need to be examined and tested with various blood tests by a knowledgeable doctor for the diagnosis and treatment

Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Understanding Hair loss and hair loss treatment options: hair transplant, prp and progesterone

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This requires an in-person evaluation. I recommend getting a formal evaluation with a hair loss expert to go over your condition and advise you on best treatment options. There are great non-invasive options like prp/progesterone and/or hair transplantation. See an expert. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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Premature whitening/greying with hair loss

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I'd recommend seeing a dermatologist to review your entire story and examine your scalp up close. Blood tests are essential in your case. There are many causes of hair loss associated with early onset greying.

I ocassionally evaluate patients in my practice who start greying between 15-25. Many, many factors influence hair greying especially genetics. Thyroid abnormalities, pituitary problems, B12 deficiency are just three examples of many conditions that cause early greying.  Smoking too can cause early greying. In fact, a 1996 study in the British Medical Journal showed that smokers are about 2-4 times more likely to have grey hair. A recent study supports a possible link between low vitamin D, calcium and iron but that needs to be further investigated. Autoimmune conditions like alopecia areata, vitiligo and premature aging syndromes (like a condition called Werner's) can cause early greying of hair. Overall, early greying of hair is fairly common and not usually associated with any underlying problem. That said, a full medical evaluation is needed for greying that fits the definition of premature greying. 

Jeff Donovan, MD, PhD
Vancouver Dermatologist

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