Telogen effluvium is an temporary loss of hair due to alteration of the normal hair cycle. Hair growth occurs in a cycle which is divided into three phases: a growth phase, a regression phase and a resting phase.
Telogen effluvium a sudden or stressful event can cause the hair follicles to prematurely stop growing and enter into a resting phase. Telogen Effluvium is the name for the resting phase of the hair growth cycle. There is no treatment for telogen effluvium. The problem will correct itself. All the lost hair will eventually be replaced. The doctor can prescribe some lotion such as minoxidil , Nizoral shampoo and Tricomin Therapy Spray to stimulate the hair growth. In chronic cases of telogen effluvium, some doctors may prescribe minoxidil (Rogaine) , a lotion applied to the scalp that stimulates hair growth in some people.