Every day it is very normal to lose hair. On daily basis, medical studies have shown that it is okay to lose 100 strands of hair a day. In some cases, the hair loss can exceed if you have a family history of hair loss and it can be a very problematic situation. If you are a man then hair loss can leave bald spots on your scalp and if you are a woman then it causes thinning of hairs from the top of your head. After the age of 50, it is very common to suffer from this problem. Not only this, nowadays they are young patients who are getting hair transplant surgery because of excessive hair loss.
Some patients feel that hair loss is normal and they don’t have to worry about it at all. But there are some points that you need to keep in mind that you have to consult the doctor and it is time that you have to get a hair transplant. Some signs that you might need to see a hair specialist.
- Hair fall is happening suddenly and rapidly
Especially the male pattern baldness happens gradually. It happens at a very fast rate and the extent of hair loss will vary from patient to patient. The hair loss can be determined by the genetics and it causes large clumps of hair fall. If you notice that overnight you are facing the problem in excess then you have to visit the surgeon before the problem gets worse. Sometimes these signs might be due to other factors such as malnutrition and other forms of alopecia.
- Hair loss treatment is not working for you
Even after starting the medications you are facing the problem of hair fall. Medications like minoxidil (5%), vitamin-like biotin, and hair products with ketoconazole are still not effective to treat the problem. You can say that the hair care treatment is not working in your favor. But it doesn’t mean that you cannot get rid of the problem ever in your life. You have to find the best option that will be suitable and works appropriately for you. Consult the doctor to find the best treatment option.
- Entering the late stages of hair loss
The hair loss is very common and noticeable after the 4th stage. After this, the hair loss is very progressive and continuous at a fast pace. You might have heard how difficult it becomes if you neglect the problem when it just started. So, it is better to start early and schedule the appointment with the doctor to get in the right direction.