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Telegen effluvium

I have been told by a dermatologist that I have telogen effluvium as I had been sick few months ago. I would wanna know what can be done about the situation or do I have to only wait for few months for it to go away?
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Dr. D.P. Jayanth
Dermatologist 15 yrs exp Mysore
Acute telogen effluvium happens if patient had health issues or stress in the past 3 months generally. You need to have a healthy diet, some rest and moderate physical activity. Improvement in overall general health is needed. You may consult a physician for a general health check including complete hemogram with peripheral smear examination, serum ferritin - to rule out anemia . If you have any gynec issues, please consult your gynecologist. Slow regrowth of hair happens in most cases. Look for underlying general health issues and treat through appropriate doctors.
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