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Diet tips to prevent hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hi doctor.. I am constantly losing my hair......
Doctor :   k
User :   i am off 24 yrs of age...
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i think its due to heriditary.. as my father also has it..
Doctor :   occ,gender
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ur occupation?
User :   student.
Doctor :   k
User :   is there a chance to stop further Hair loss
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   sure..
Doctor :   How long have you had this problem?
User :   1 yr
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   How many hairs do you lose daily approximately?
User :   10 approx
Doctor :   k
User :   i do head bath daily...
Doctor :   A loss of 80 to 100 hairs per day is normal. Sometimes you notice it but if there is no thinning or a pattern of baldness it is usually nothing to worry about
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any scalp problems- e.g. dandruff/ any infections?
User :   no thinning for me ... but i am losing them at the sides..
Doctor :   Dandruff can be the cause of hair fall
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so thinning is only on sides isit
User :   Yes i have dandruff .. thats wy i do take head bath daily from past 2 yrs
User :   yes..
Doctor :   yes hair loss does run in families
Doctor :   i mean hereditery
Doctor :   any scalp infection?
User :   yes..
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Are you on any medications for any illness?
User :   no its not there for my father.
Doctor :   k
User :   nope.
Doctor :   Are you recovering from a recent illness? Are you any medication
User :   no m healthy...
Doctor :   Did you try any new hair treatment methods- new dye/ cosmetics etc? before the hair fall started
User :   no this is my first attempt..
Doctor :   Allergic reactions can cause hair fall
Doctor :   Have you consulted a dermatologist or taken any medication/shampoos etc so far for your hair loss?
User :   no...
Doctor :   If you have an oily scalp, there could be thinning of hair and hair fall. Vitamin A supplements on diet and 5000 I.U per day is done good
Doctor :   do u go out in wet hair?
User :   no mine is dry scalp...
Doctor :   when u take bath
User :   yes.. a lil bit
Doctor :   that might be the cause
Doctor :   wet hair will cause dandruff
Doctor :   so be careful
User :   ok..
Doctor :   dandruff will lead to hair fall
Doctor :   Avoiding pulling your hair and typing it up very tightly. Thu\is can sometimes cause hair loss due to pressure on the follicles.
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. and say when done.
User :   sir one moment pls..
Doctor :   k
User :   my friend needs to chat with you regarding the same....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how old is he/she?
User :   hi sir this is XXXXXXXX i am 24 yr old Male...
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do u have family history of hair loss
User :   i have severe hair loss since 1 year
Doctor :   k
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   any dandruff/scalp infection?
User :   my father has become bald after some 30 years
Doctor :   Hair fall is quite often hereditary. Male pattern baldness is usually seen. Patient should see a dermatologist. Treatment is difficult and may not work
Doctor :   it doesnt mean u should become bald
User :   and i was taking treatment in Dr XXXXXXXX since 15 months
Doctor :   chances are there that u might loss hair
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did the treatment work foru
User :   But even then i was experiencing severe loss since 1 year
Doctor :   how is the hair distribution
Doctor :   is it uniform thinning?
Doctor :   on all side?
User :   iam seeing severe hair loss in hair lines
Doctor :   any particular area ur loosing hair
Doctor :   k
User :   i mean on the sides
Doctor :   any medical problems?
User :   no other health problems
Doctor :   r u on any medication
Doctor :   how long u work
Doctor :   do u get proper sleep
User :   i work in shifts
Doctor :   any worries or personal problems?stress?
Doctor :   try to get good sleep
Doctor :   thats most imp
User :   that denied me of proper sleep
Doctor :   eat well
User :   yeahhh
Doctor :   that might be the reason or contributing for ur hair loss in major way
User :   sir u have any idea regarding laser treatment
Doctor :   stay calm
User :   k sir
Doctor :   for hairisit
Doctor :   yep
User :   how does laser treatment help in this regard
Doctor :   Laser Hair Therapyâ?¢ (LHT) is a new, non-surgical, scientific approach to aiding in the treatment of hair loss, thinning hair, and scalp problems
Doctor :   The treatment method stimulates to re-growth, it bathes and restores the scalp and its micro-circulatory system. Laser treatments use focused light energy to stimulate the body's own ability to heal itself
User :   sir r u there
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   did u get what i said u
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   It is safe and effective for both men and women, and it is based on the established scientific principle that light has an effect on cell function. Light is powerful, it can destroy...and it can heal.
Doctor :   The laser treatment reduces dandruff and other associated scalp problems
Doctor :   if u have dandruff problem
Doctor :   laser problem does help
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   i will give u few tips regarding the diet
Doctor :   what u should eat for healthy hair for both of u
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
User :   Hello doctor
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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