With 17 years of clinical experience, Dr Shafali Yadav is one of the most prominent Dermatologists in Lucknow. She is trained in Dermato Surgery from various centers across India.

Hair is an appendage of skin. Its diseases are encountered fairly frequently in dermatological practice. Most common problems which people experience are hair fall and dandruff. There may be other problems like thin hair, rough hair, sudden loss of hair, boils in scalp, itching in scalp, problems caused by various hair treatments, allergic reactions to hair dyes, premature greying of hair, male pattern baldness, loss of hair after pregnancy and many others.

Most commonly, hair fall is caused by inadequate nutrition, stress or it can also be after a long illness. Crash dieting takes a massive toll on hair. Androgenic alopecia is genetic and genes responsible for it come from maternal side.

Dr. Shafali Yadav is the best Dermatologist in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India and offers safe and effective treatment for all hair and scalp related problems.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to tackle hair fall?
Broadly, hair fall can be because of two reasons. Genetically determined- Androgenic Alopecia. Here the hair fall follows the hair pattern existing in maternal uncles and maternal grandfather. The other kind of hair fall is a result of poor diet intake. Pay attention to your diet. Eat more of proteins. Usually, anti-hair fall shampoos do not work when hair fall is from root of hair.
I experience severe itching in my scalp. What could it be due to?
Scalp itching may accompany dandruff or there might be lice infestation in hair. These two are the commonest cause of itching in scalp.
What is dandruff?
Dandruff is a very common scalp condition that comes in two forms. Greasy dandruff or seborrhoeic dermatitis occurs when oily and yellow flakes or scales form on your scalp and stick to your head and hair. Dry dandruff occurs when dry, white and loose flakes or scales form on your scalp and fall from your head and hair. Other symptoms can include itching, redness, and a greasy or dry scalp.
I had sudden patchy loss of hair from my scalp. What could it be?
Sudden patchy hair loss occurs in a condition called Alopecia Areata. It may happen in scalp, beard, moustache, eyebrows, or virtually any hairy part of the body. It’s an autoimmune disorder. It is treatable.


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