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Diet and medication to prevent hair fall and dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor how can you help me with my dandruff problem
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :  
For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   how many strands of hair u loose
User :   25;female;engineer;qatar;married;around 54 kg;5.4 inches
Doctor :   per day
Doctor :   how long u have this dandruff problem
User :   nearing more than 100
User :   since many yera ...say after my 8th class
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hair loss of 80-100 is normal
Doctor :   any shampoo ur using as of now
User :   ya garnier
Doctor :   did u get any relief
User :   no
Doctor :   u can take this shampoo
Doctor :   SELSUN 2.5%
Doctor :   u can apply this twice weekly
Doctor :   for 1 month
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u need to consult a dematologist
User :   ok
User :   any special diet
Doctor :   u need to take food rich in iron and vit c
Doctor :   Foods that are good for hair nutrition are dark green leafy vegetables, dried fruits (dates and raisins), eggs, wheat germ, tofu and soy milk, fish, beans, yogurt. Beans and other sprouted vegetables,
Doctor :   Vit C rich foods (amla/green chilies), sea weed, avocados, nuts and seeds, brown rice and root vegetables
Doctor :   A low fat diet and high iron diet can help slow down the hair loss
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   r u there
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