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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   since when my wife shifted to banglore she is feeling acute hair fall , who should she consult
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age- 23 , Gender- F, Occupation-HouseWife , Location-Banglore , Marital status-married(recently) , weight- 61 Kg, Height- 5 Feet 3inch
Doctor :   ok
User :   Dependets - No
Doctor :   was there any recent weight gain?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there a history of thyroid problem in her or her family?
User :   in last few months 5-6 kg
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   ok
User :   its there in my family but not in her
Doctor :   is there any lethargy, skin dryness?
Doctor :   ok
User :   lil bit
Doctor :   hair loss could be due to either stress or hypothyroid
Doctor :   i sugges that ahe get her THYROID PROFILE (T3, T4, TSH) checked
User :   stress , i dont think, we recently got merried just 4 months back, c is pretty happy
Doctor :   preferably at a reputed centre like THYROCARE
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   also i suggest that she take a balanced diet
Doctor :   with more proteins
User :   ok
Doctor :   like soya, pulses, egg white
User :   any medicine ?
Doctor :   You can find out the nearest location at WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   she can take a vitamin supplement like Cap. Becozinc
User :   something to apply on scalp ?
Doctor :   alternatively she can take a natural supplement called GNC PHARMA WOMEN'S ULTRA HAIR NOURISH
Doctor :   1 TAB PER DAY
Doctor :   oil massage with coconut oil is found to help in some
Doctor :   she should avoid chemicals and cosmetics on the hair
User :   something like Minoxodil ?
Doctor :   use a herbal shampoo
User :   one person recommended me
Doctor :   that is usually reserved for severe cases
Doctor :   i wouldnt recommend it in her
User :   ok
Doctor :   as her other parameters
Doctor :   have to be evaluated
Doctor :   withouit knowng that
User :   c in Banglore its very common problem , coz of water
Doctor :   it could be risky and harmful
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   thats why she should avoid pollution, eat a healthy diet
User :   so, should i consult any clinic
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   get the thyroid evaluated and if the hair fall is yet not controlled you need to take her to a trichologiat or general physician
User :   and about this medicine which u referred , where can i get that ?
Doctor :   For Details Visit and Buy the product at
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000 please confirm your details
User :   oops ---
User :   mobile is 0000
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes i did
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   ccant i get this medicine on medical shops ?
Doctor :   a salesman from GNC will contact you via email or phone and give you the necessary details
User :   okkkk
User :   and what about Becozinc ?
Doctor :   that is found in all medical shops
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is bcomplex with zinc
Doctor :   also is she on pills?
User :   pills of what ?
Doctor :   birth control pills
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   we r using other measures
Doctor :   ok
User :   thats it i think
User :   thanks a ton
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   :)
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