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Androgenic type of hair loss. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Great :).. how about u...
Doctor :   How are you doing today?
User :   Actually we are checking out the possibility to use the online consultation .... using this for the first time....
Doctor :   I am doing good, thank you
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
Doctor :   That is good
Doctor :   How are you feeling about this?
User :   Good, but how i can know the doctor who is online is specialized in what...
Doctor :   You can ask questions directly
Doctor :   I am an MBBS doctor
User :   I use two wheeler for daily commuting, so need to use helmet :( so lot of hair loss....
User :   can anything be done for this. :(
Doctor :   I understand
User :   26 Male ...
Doctor :   May I know your age, sex?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is it something like androgenic type of hairloss?
User :   Yes :(
Doctor :   Like Male pattern hair loss?
User :   30 strands..
Doctor :   How much of hair do you lose in a day?
Doctor :   Do you wear the helmet directly on your head?
User :   Yes...
User :   Can we reduce this fall...
Doctor :   That is quite normal to lose
User :   Then i think its 30 more than normal...
Doctor :   Losing less than 100 strands of hair per day is normal
User :   so 130 strands
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I would suggest you to cover your hair with a cloth or cap before wearing the helmet
Doctor :   ok, so it 130 strands
User :   No i am not taking any supplements...
Doctor :   Do you take any health supplements?
Doctor :   Wearing helmet directly on your head causes hair to fall easily
Doctor :   ok
User :   Hmm... from today i will start using a cloth to cover the hair and then will use the helmet...
User :   and i shampoo the hair everyday.... is it OK
Doctor :   I would suggest you take Biotin supplements everyday
Doctor :   Yes, please do use it
User :   Sry, What is Biotin ???
Doctor :   Covering the head prevents damage to hair
Doctor :   Do you oil your hair before that?
User :   No, very rare
User :   yes...
Doctor :   do you mean to say that you rarely oil your hair?
User :   Any particular biotin supplements i need to take...
Doctor :   It is not advisable to Shampoo your hair without oiling it prior to taking bath
User :   So everyday before shampoo i need to oil my hair ...
Doctor :   Yes, you can take Tab.Biotin forte everyday after breakfast once daily for a few months
Doctor :   Yes, if you shampoo your hair everyday, you need to oil it one hour before
Doctor :   Also use a mild shampoo, since you shampoo your hair daily
User :   How to find the shampoo is mild or not? is there any rating or info present on the product...
User :   Sunsilk or Garnier...
Doctor :   May I know the name of the shampoo that you use?
Doctor :   Good, you can try Garnier shampoo+oil shampoo
Doctor :   It is really good as it has oil also in it
Doctor :   In case you forget to apply oil, it helps
Doctor :   Why don't you just rinse your hair in water daily and shampoo it on alternate days?
User :   Yes... need to change will start following this routine...
User :   Thanks for the information , it is really helpful... and also feel the healthcaremagic is good....
Doctor :   It will help you surely
User :   Sure will do that :)
User :   Hmm :)
Doctor :   Start using a cloth before wearing helmet also
Doctor :   This way you will not lose hair and you are still young
User :   Ya .... future will be bright if i have hair :)
Doctor :   It will help in the future also
Doctor :   Yes, ofcourse
User :   Yes will do that....
Doctor :   Also take Biotin as I said
User :   Yes i got it....
Doctor :   Did you follow what i said? if not you can ask me again
User :   Thanks Shanthi, Have a Nice Day... Nice Talking to u...
User :   C U...
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   You too have a nice day
Doctor :   Nice talking to you too
Doctor :   Bye for now
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