Male Hair Loss
How to get rid of minoxidil flakes
Your Question:- Sir I have done PRP and started using minoxidil solution but I had dandruff after using the solution.
Hair loss is one of the major problems, everyone is suffering nowadays, seen among all group of people. Teenage and middle age people are seen suffering a lot from hair loss. Very common type of hair loss is male Patten hair loss, female Patten hair loss, alopecia areata, hair thinning, telogen effluvium.
There are various treatments for hair regrowth or controlling hair fall, among which let’s discuss PRP treatment today.
PRP treatment: It is one of the most common and used treatments for hair loss and also called Platelets rich plasma. It is a non-invasive treatment, in which a dermatologist takes out 10 to 40 ml of blood from you and then centrifuges it for 20 to 25 mins and then doctor extract uses the pale yellow color plasma and inject on to the scalp. This solution helps to penetrate and give strength to your scalp and improves the blood circulation. Repetitively this procedure should be done once in one month, under the guidance of your dermatologist. Roughly 6 to 8 settings are required to improve your scalp and the hair roots. This is one of the safe and best treatment not only for hair loss but this treatment is done for skin rejuvenation, tennis elbow etc.
Talking about medication: Minoxidil is one of the most used medication for hair loss. According to dermatologist medication and treatment should go hand and hand. When we talk about medication, this is one of the US FDA approved medication, which is widely used. This medication most patients use, without dermatologist prescription and then they encounter with so many side effects. Make sure don’t follow any medication blindly without dermatologist concern. Minoxidil is having different %, (from 2% to 10%) depending on the patient’s hair condition only should be used. No over dosage of the medication should be used, without your doctor’s consultation.
Minoxidil and PRP is a good combination to control hair loss and helps to stimulate new hair regrowth. Before starting hair transplantation, PRP and minoxidil should be used at least for 3 to 6 months, to get excellent results.
Along with this treatment, if you are suffering from dandruff then can use ketoconazole-containing shampoo; this is a mild and great shampoo to be used.
-Dr. Dhananjay Chavan