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Diabetes, severe hairfall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi xxxx
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hello sir
User :   good evening
Doctor :   good evening
User :   Sir, for the past 6-7 months .........i am having severe hair fall after taking my morning bath
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   how old are you and what work do you do?
User :   around 30-45 hairs falls with my towel
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am 33 yrs old....... and I work in a xxxx company
Doctor :   do you have any itching in your scalp? or any dandruff problem?
User :   no.......nothing.......... 3 months back I checked my thyroid.......everything looks fine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your height/ weight?
User :   175 cm 80 kgs
Doctor :   did you get your hemoglobin checked as well?
User :   no i didnt get my hemogobin checked
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems/ stress?
User :   diabetes is there..... no that significant stresss
Doctor :   Do you feel tired easily/ breathless?
User : an extend... i feel breathless when running or when doing such strenous activitis
Doctor :   how long have you been diabetic/ is your sugar under control?
User :   since 31 yrs old..... ocassionally sugar goes out of control
Doctor :   are you on a very strict diet over the past few months?
User :   not really sir
Doctor :   are you married/ if yes any children?
User :   yeah....married .......i kid
User :   one kid........ i mean
Doctor :   how old is your child?
User :   3 yrs
Doctor :  
As you have said that you do feel breathless on running around i suspect you could be anemic
Doctor :   what medicines are you currently taking?
User :   Piozone M15 or 50
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   nothing else? any multivitamin?
User :   and am constipated also.............
Doctor :   ok....
User :   yes........ a statin
Doctor :   do you have a high cholesterol problem as well?
User :   no ............
Doctor :   who prescribed the statin for you?
User :   the doc who treats my diabetes.............
Doctor :   ok..
User :   he said I am borderline cholesterol prone
Doctor :   ok- so you did get your cholesterol checked
User :   3 months back., i checked
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For your hair fall pls take capsule Conviron once daily- it is an iron tablet
Doctor :   most iron tablets cause constipation- but this causes less of a problem
User : shall I check my hemoglobin level before i start this medicine
Doctor :   Take it for 2-3 days and continue it if you dont have any constipation problems
Doctor :   if alright take it for a month
Doctor :   If you are having constipation with this tablet- then
Doctor :   get your hemoglobin levels checked
User :   ok
Doctor :   if not your hair fall should improve- it will take 2-3 weeks for the results to show
Doctor :   take the capsule Conviron after breakfast
User :   ok sir.........
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no sir.......... this is a very helpful site i ever gone
Doctor :   thank you xxxx
User :   thanks doctor.......thanks for your great service.........
Doctor :   welcome;
bye for now
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