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Facing a lot of hair fall. Suggest tips to reduce it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Aug-2013
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Doctor: XXXXXXX this is XXXXX
User:hello XXXXX
User:im staying currently in hyderabad
User:im facing a lot of hairfall..
User:that has increased a lot from the past 1 month
User:can u pl suggest me some tips to reduce that
Doctor:Usually this can be the result of heredity, certain medications or an underlying chronic medical condition or excessive shampooing
User:i shampoo once in two days
User:im also under medication, as we were discussion
User:for MC, im taking medicines
User:Servitox, vitilex tablets
User:Servitox - daily, Vitilex- once in two days
User:it occured at my genitals, lesions were gone, but doc suggested me to continue
User:for some days
Doctor:I know
User:yes vasanth
Doctor:Those are not the reason, dont worry
Doctor:Just try excessive shampooing
Doctor:Use antidandruff since it also may be a cause
Doctor:However, most important cause is genetic and unfortunately it is not preventable
Doctor:Check that you are taking adequate amount of proteins in your diet
User:can u suggest me some protein diet
Doctor:These are what we can do and avoid excessive rubbing with towel or excessive combing. Use fresh water for head bath
User:ok sir
Doctor:Just include mutton, egg, pulses and chicken if your a non veggy
User:as far as i see, there is no dandruff on my scalp
User:i can take egg
Doctor:Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User:regarding excessive shampooing, what should be the gap ideally?
Doctor:weekly twice is good. You can increase once you see that it is not frequent
User:ok sir sure...
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User:i followed your suggestions
Doctor:Thanks for consulting.Bye for now.
User:regarding our phone discussions 2 days back
User:regarding my sexual exposure history n hiv testin
User:tridot was done on 91st day, and ECLIA test was done on 115th day
User:both negative
Doctor:I know
User:I just rechecked the exact dates that day... so, I need to worry about hiv right doctor?
Doctor:Do not worry about it. Just forget about it
User:ok sir
Doctor:You are negative. That is all!
User:thanks for your inputs
Doctor:You are welcome
User:thankyou sir
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