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Hair fall. Prescribed biotin forte. Is it due my relocation habits? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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User:good morning doctor
Doctor:good morning
User:actually i want to discuss n want some suggestion related to hair fall
User:actually am jst 3 yrs old to mumbai and in these three yrs n hv noticed of falling hairs
User:though i dnt hv any genetic problem of falling hairs
Doctor:The hair fall is because of combination of factors
User:but in mumbai due to pollution and water ppl generally looses their hair rapidly
User:currently am seeing on scalp and every where on my head am finding gape of hairs
User:i keep on changing my room here in mumbai in every 6mnth and keep relocating frm one place to another
User:and hv found that in some place i generally lost more hairs and sm places found okay
Doctor:Ok if you wish to reduce the hair fall further you have to follow these
User:when ever i visit any saloon they asked me to use some hair oils and spa
Doctor:We will not be able to salvage the lost hair or losing hair
Doctor:1) Wash hair thrice a week
Doctor:2) Go out with dry hair
Doctor:3) Take all kinds of vegetables and fruits
Doctor:especially the root vegetables with silica
Doctor:4) Use SCALPE lotion over the hair
Doctor:every day
Doctor:5) Take Tab BIOTIN FORTE, 10mg, thrice a day for 2 months
Doctor:6) Use Ph based shampoo that is suited to your hair
User:see i wd nt say that over scalp i hv lost many hairs bt yes i found a change since 2009
User:and skins are visible little bit
Doctor:as I told we would not be able to regain the lost hair follicle
Doctor:They are dead by now
Doctor:You can go for specific trichology treatment
Doctor:which consists of a course of medicines
Doctor:or a follicle to hair transplant
Doctor:Follicle Hair Unit transplant
User:okay doctor see my head doesnt looks like odd or like those who can recognize or say that am loosing my hairs
Doctor:I understand what you mean, there is thinning of hair or less dense hair
User:bt yes if i make comparison what i had 3yrs back do find less hairs and hv gapes in between all around on top of the head
User:yes , even i dont hv dandruff
Doctor:Hence I suggested the above tips
Doctor:so that you can reduce more hair fall
User:what is follicle hair unit transplant
Doctor:but regaining the density is a costly affair
Doctor:They can replace the entire dead unit to a new one
Doctor:I do not know if this is what you are looking for
Doctor:This is just for cosmetic reasons
User:you want to say through normal treatment i wont be able to regain my hairs again
Doctor:They put the follicle and hair on the scalp
User:i said my head doesnt look like in a manner that any body can say that u r loosing ur hair n looks odd
User:bt yes finding less dense
Doctor:I understand it
Doctor:No one can feel that way but as the time goes by they would soon as you are perceiving it now
Doctor:so before they could say that, you can only stop the hair fall with the above measures
Doctor:I am not suggesting you a FHU transplant now
User:how coconut oil massage helps in reducing hairs
Doctor:A massage can improve the circulation to the follicle
User:okay, how many times u advice in a week
Doctor:but the theory of improved circulation to the already dead follicles and regaining hair is out of debate
Doctor:Once a day you can massage the scalp
Doctor:and every alternate day you can wash the hair as oil attracts dust in the pollution and add more worries to the falling hair
User:doest hair spa helps in term of reducing hair fall as many times ppl in parlour suggest me bt i hv nvr gone for that
User:am regularly using very minimal amount of gel
User:do i need to stop using that
Doctor:I do not know what is the procedure in the spa is all about they should be doing a massage and perming
Doctor:Do not use any gel on the hair, a wrong gel can cause worries
User:can u suggest me any scalp lotion
User:can u suggest me any scalp lotion
Doctor:is the lotion that I suggested
User:yes u suggested me to use scalp lotion on initial chat
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
Doctor:SCALPE is the name of the lotion
User:i use coconut oil everyday ,so shd i stop using that
Doctor:You can massage it every day but wash this off every alternate day
Doctor:Stay away from gels
User:okay u want to say as normally after bath i shd use sclape oil as i do use coconut oil normally after bath
User:okay .thanks doctor
User:thanks for ur valuable tips and suggestion
User:bye now
Doctor:Scalpe is not an oil, it is a kind of shampoo so you should use it before the bath
Doctor:not instead of coconut oil
Doctor:SCALPE before bath, Coconut Oil after bath
User:okay need to use thrice in a week
User:okay got it
Doctor:Bye for now
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