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Hairfall Assessment - Basic

Also Known as Hair loss package, hair fall package, bald package
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    Hair loss can affect an individual at any age. While a certain amount of it is completely normal for any human being, it can cause concern if the hair starts falling out in clumps. This is when consulting a general physician becomes imperative. Hair loss can happen due to a whole range of factors, such as:

    • Hormonal changes
    • Underlying medical conditions
    • Family history
    • Medicines and medications
    • Radiation therapy
    • Stress or emotional events
    • Chemical treatments and heat styling


    While most of these are unavoidable circumstances, there are certain steps that an individual can take to avoid hair loss. These prevention techniques can also often improve the quality of hair. They include:

    • When brushing your hair, use a detangler and don't tug, especially when damp
    • Use a wide-toothed comb
    • Avoid aggressive chemical and heat treatment
    • Avoid exposing your hair to UV rays from the sun and other sources
    • Quit smoking
    • Improve your diet and start exercising
    • Try and avoid stress by scheduling free time into your day
    • Inquire with your doctor about any drugs or supplements that may be causing hair loss.
    • Consider getting a cooling cap to reduce hair fall if you undergo chemotherapy.


    But hair loss can be pretty intimidating. Seek a physician consultation if you observe the following symptoms:

    • Thinning on the top of the head
    • Patches or circles of baldness
    • Hair loss that occurs unexpectedly
    • Hair loss across the body
    • Scaling patches that extend across the scalp


    On noticing these symptoms, you can consult a doctor and opt for the hair fall assessment test package to determine the reason behind the hair loss. This hair fall blood test package consists of the following tests:

    • Vitamin B12
    • Vitamin D - 25 Hydroxy (D2+D3)
    • Iron Studies (Iron + TIBC)
    • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
    • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)


    The diagnostic tests listed in the hair fall assessment test package are performed to assist in determining the cause of hair loss. However, the fact is that for many individuals, this test for hair loss may produce results within the normal range. This is why in addition to diagnostic tests, doctors may also perform one or all of the following tests:

    • Tug Test
    • Scalp Biopsy 
    • Densitometry
    • Trichometric Analysis
    • Fungal Culture


    Nevertheless, these hair loss tests can rule out the potential of certain illnesses triggering hair loss. This can allow the healthcare provider to prescribe the appropriate treatment to reduce hair fall. However, they need to start by obtaining the hair fall assessment test package result. You can book the blood test for hair loss through the Apollo 24|7 website with the click of a button, saving you any further stress.
     

    Medically reviewed by Dr. Amitava Ray, Family Physician, Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata.

    faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Frequently asked questions

    A doctor often starts hair loss assessment by performing hair pull test. Later, they may suggest a certain test for hair loss. In addition, they may request a scalp biopsy, Densitometry, Trichometric Analysis, and Fungal Culture.
    Some treatments that are commonly suggested for mild to severe cases of hair loss include: Medication for hair loss prevention Hair transplant surgery Laser surgery In addition, lifestyle changes and dietary changes also work wonders in helping control hair fall.
    Most experts say losing between 50 and 100 hair strands daily is normal. However, you should see medical consultation if you lose more than that. Moreover, if you start noticing bald spots on your scalp, it might be wise to get it looked at. This is because hair loss often signals other underlying diseases we are unaware of.
    The hormone test included in the blood test for hair fall package is the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Serum. In addition to this, the hair loss tests include: Vitamin B12 Vitamin D - 25 Hydroxy (D2+D3) Iron Studies (Iron + TIBC) Complete Blood Count (CBC) What are some ways to prevent hair loss? Some of the foolproof ways to prevent hair loss are: Avoid exposing your hair to UV rays. If you're undergoing chemotherapy, talk to your doctor about getting a cooling cap to reduce hair fall. Quit smoking. Switch out drugs or medication that might be causing hair loss. Use a detangler.  Don’t tug.  Use a wide-toothed comb. Avoid aggressive chemical and heat treatments.
    Usually, a primary care provider or general physician can help with hair loss. However, in particular complex or severe cases, they may refer you to a dermatologist or a cosmetologist who may know how to treat the issue better.

    Why should Apollo be your preferred healthcare partner?

    • 36 Years of legacy and credibility in the healthcare industry.
    • NABL certified multi-channel digital healthcare platform.
    • Affordable diagnostic solutions with timely and accurate test results.
    • Up to 60% discount on Doorstep Diagnostic Tests, Home Sample Collection.
    • An inventory of over 100+ laboratories, spread across the country, operating out of 50+ cities with 700+ collection centres, serving over 1800+ pin codes.

    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results

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