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Cure for dandruff in hair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxxy here
User :   Hi
User :   Sxxxxx
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   I am facing problem related to dandruff since long
User :   i have tried lots of anti-dandruff shampoos
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   hair oils
User :   34 yrs
User :   Male
Doctor :   Since how long are you having this?
User :   almost 3-4 yrs
User :   i have even tried medicated shampoo even
Doctor :   It is related to many factors as stress, infection
User :   infection..........?
Doctor :   Any fungal infection
Doctor :   Do you have itching also?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Also related to dietary deficiencies.
Doctor :   Massage your scalp with the mixture of olive oil and almond oil; leave it for five minutes after you feel the burning sensation. Rinse properly
User :   any particular shampoo to be used
Doctor :   Soak two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Grind the softened seeds in the morning, apply this paste on the scalp and leave it for half an hour.
Doctor :   You can use NIZORAL shampoo.
User :   thats wat i mentioned above
User :   which i have used
User :   i belive its johnson&johnson product
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it reduced my dandruff partially but
User :   i had skin problem
User :   with this
User :   the entire body had rashes
User :   i am not too sure if this was the reason
User :   i want ur opinion...
Doctor :   Were these skin rashes cured by itself then?
User :   i took medication for some time however after almost a month it went off
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what about the so-advertised shampoos like Himalya, Head & Shoulder
User :   I have not seen any result from these
User :   and seriously havent found these to be gud for anything
User :   so confused wat to apply
Doctor :   Take BIOTIN forte tab daily for few months
User :   is this vitamin tablet
Doctor :   You can use Himalyas shampoo.
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also if there is any scalp infection you need to get it treated and it requires examination
User :   so i need to see a dermatologist
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Massage the hair for half an hour with curd daily for few days. It is an effective remedy
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have medical queries.
User :   hI
User :   SORRY
Doctor :   Hi
User :   got logged out
Doctor :   ok
User :   I hope i am with Dr. xxx
Doctor :   Yes its me
User :   last question
Doctor :   Yes please
User :   can i apply oil daily
Doctor :   No do not apply oil daily, sometimes dirt collects in hairs because of excess oil and that aggravates dandruff.
User :   i mean.....apply oil overnight and wash the next day
Doctor :   Have a balanced diet with more of fruits
Doctor :   If you want to then apply warm coconut oil mixed with juice of 2 lemons and leave in for 2 hours
Doctor :   Wash your hair after that.
Doctor :   You can do it daily even
Doctor :   Just crush and powder two aspirin tablets and add it to your shampoo. Leave the mixture on your scalp for two minutes. Rinse and wash properly
User :   i think i can try these
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   let me try this for a week and i will let u know the results
Doctor :   Surely
User :   thanks for your advice
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye
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