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Dandruff and heavy hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I have very bad hair fall... and Dandruff does not go at all , no matter what ever shampoo that i use .
User :   I am right now taking some tablets for reducing hair fall
Doctor :   hi
User :   and already tired some lotion for hair fall like Menofit
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how long have yopu had this problem?
User :   sincefor thepast few years

User :   but when i go back to the home town the danruff and hair fall reduces
Doctor :   How old are you and what work do you do?

User :   i am an engineer
User :   and i am 28 ys old
Doctor :   Have you consulted a dermatologist and taken any medication for your problem?

User :   yes i have
User :   i am taking some minerals like folliderm , alamin and haemup
Doctor :   ok
User :   and shampoo that i am using now is zocon
Doctor :   o9k
Doctor :   how long have you been taking these medicines for?
User :   say 1 month

Doctor :   is there any improvement in your hair fall?
Doctor :   this time...
User :   i dont think so

User :   becoz the dandruff is still there
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
User :   i have done all test like thyroid
User :   no issues
Doctor :   ok- thats essentail
User :   i am a bit overweight .. is that any way related
Doctor :   Not really,

Doctor :   if you are hypo thyroid
User :   ok

Doctor :   it is related
Doctor :   Do you smoke/ drink?
User :   ok
User :   nothing
Doctor :   Does any body in your family have h/o hair loss?

User :   no

Doctor :   How often do you shampoo?

Doctor :   or wash you hair?
User :   my hair does grow in length but the thickneess reduces
User :   i use shikkai

Doctor :   ok
User :   and shampoo onec a week
Doctor :   Do you wash your hair every day?
User :   no

User :   i oil my hair everyday say 1 tsp or so
Doctor :   how often do you use- even soap and water to wash your hair per week?
User :   twice

Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   what oil do you use?
User :   coconut or live oil

Doctor :   have you tried nizoral shampoo?
User :   yeah .. the hair fall increases more

Doctor :   ok
User :   when i use anti dandruff shampoos
Doctor :   Have you seen a trichologist or only a dermatologist ?

Doctor :   from what you have told me
User :   i have seen dermatologist

Doctor :   You have tired a lot of medicines and ruled out
Doctor :   Most of possible causes

User :   yes
Doctor :   Hair loss is extremely difficult to treat succesfully
User :   so what do u suggest now
Doctor :   You can contact a trichologist- super specialist in hhair only
User :   can u provide any one in bangalore

Doctor :   who will examine your hair and try to find out what is causing the problem
User :   or do u recommend me to go to dr batra clinic
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I'm an allopathic physician
User :   oh i sorry to waste ur time
Doctor :   so I have no knowledge of homeopathy- so I cant give you an honest opinion
Doctor :   sorry
User :   so i did get if u suggest me to go for allopathic
User :   can u recommend any who is well known
User :   or suggest

Doctor :   But one of our doctors can give you a call back with details of a trichologist in your area
User :   sure that would be great

Doctor :   which area are you in?


Doctor :   Can i confirm your details-
User :   sure

Doctor :   Email : YYYY@YYYY
User :   Name XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   Mobile : 0000
User :   correct
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   We will get back to you ASAp with the details
Doctor :   you are welocme
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
Doctor :   and thanks for consulting
Doctor :   us
Doctor :   bye
User :   have a nice day
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