Female pattern baldness

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by Guest Posts on Mon Aug 09, 2021 4:38 pm

Female pattern baldness

I have female pattern baldness & Telogen affluvium, the shedding is just constant & has been for a couple of years now. I’ve had blood tests & told I’m not peri menopausal as yet. I use a minoxidil treatment & Watermans shampoo & conditioner. Allow my hair to air dry. I have a silk turban to sleep in. Is there anything else I can do to help support hairgrowth? Will my hairloss get even worse during menopause? Thank you
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by Dr Alia Ahmed on Thu Aug 12, 2021 11:04 pm

Re: Female pattern baldness

Thank you for posting your question. Options for treatment will depend on a number of variables but can include:
Oral anti-androgens
Oral minoxodil
Adjunctive treatments like PRP, nutritional/vitamin supplementation
Specific hair-directed supplements
Other solutions like hair extensions, wigs and hair transplant
Hair loss is complicated and sometimes requires a mixture of treatments. If you are able to then seek referral to a hair specialist clinic (available both in the NHS and privately).
Dr Alia Ahmed
Consultant Dermatologist - BSc MRCP

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