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Dandruff and hairloss treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hii
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   I have a question regarding my scalp. It hurst and also my hair feels like it is hurting too. I feel some pressure at the top of my head. And also I started loosing more hair than usual
User :   can you tell me what the problem might be
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
whats ur age/sex?
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do u have dandruff?
User :   female 26 years
User :   no
Doctor :  
it there any scaling of scalp?
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or else any skin problem?like rashes on the body?
User :   I recently stopped using birth contorl pills could this have anything to do with this
User :   there is some scaling but a little
User :   can it also have anything to do with stress
Doctor :  
scaling of ski9n or else scalp?
User :   scaling of the scalp but only when I scratch my head
User :   what type of doctor should i see
Doctor :  
then that is nothing but fungal infection the so called dandruff
Doctor :  
u should see a skin specialist
User :   is the pain normal
User :   what about the pressure at the top of my head
Doctor :  
pressure at the top of ur head ?

Doctor :  
or else head ache?
User :   yes
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User :   it is more like pressure at the top of my head
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pressure from how many days?
User :   is the pain and the sensitivity of the hair normal for dendruf and also is the hairloss conected with dendruf
User :   for 5 days now
User :   can it be from stress
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
how about sleep?
User :   i am sleeping ok
User :   no problems with sleep
User :   but when i run my head through my hair my scalp hurts
Doctor :  
how many hours per day?
Doctor :  
u sleep?
User :   7-8hrs
Doctor :   are u working?whats ur profession?
User :   yes I work part time as an administrative assistant and I curently study BS in Biology
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what about job tension?
Doctor :  
or else stress?
User :   yes i have tension both from work and school
Doctor :  
ok
User :   is that the problem stress
Doctor :  
that may be one of the reasons
User :   how can i stop the hair loss
Doctor :  
do u have dry scalp?
Doctor :  
itchy scalp?
User :   its itchy but its not dry the roots are oily but my hair is dry maybe because it is long
Doctor :  
ok
User :   what should I do
Doctor :  
i will tell u
User :   should i see a doctor and if yes what kind dermatologyst or neurologist
Doctor :  
whats ur height and weight
Doctor :  
?
User :   heigh is 5' 3" and wight is 130
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
take more protenacious diet
Doctor :  
sleep well reduce tension
Doctor :  
then i dont think u need a neurologist
Doctor :  
u should see a dermatologist for hair fall and scaling of scalp
User :   but you don't think it can be cancer or something like that
Doctor :   noways
Doctor :   dont think too much
Doctor :  
u dont have any major disease
Doctor :   are u there?

User :   yes
User :   but why does my scalp feel so sensitive
User :   and my hair hurts
Doctor :  
it happens with almost 70 percent
Doctor :  
i told u na it may be because of fungal infection of scalp
Doctor :  
or else sebhoreic dermatitis
User :   what is that
User :   do they prescribe pills for that?
Doctor :  
it is a condition where there is excsee oil from scalp with scaling and hair loss
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
pills and shampoo
User :   my scalp itches a lot too
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
u told me
Doctor :  
even that is one of the symptoms
Doctor :  
of dandruff
User :   ok than I guess i should see a dermatologist
Doctor :  
yes
User :   thank you for the help I wasn't sure what doctor I should see
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
u should see a dermatolgist
User :   thank you have a nice day
Doctor :  
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User :   yes
Doctor :  
have u filled the feedback form?
Doctor :   thanku
Doctor :   bye take care
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