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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   yes
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   Can i know your specialisation
User :   I am getting balder, I mean i have hairfall everyday
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I am General Physician
User :   so my scalp has become visible and hairs have become weak
Doctor :   Did the hair fall increase in the recent times
User :   then how will u address this issue
User :   As i might need a dermatologist
Doctor :   I shall answer you within my expertise, if necessary I shall refer you to a Dermatologist
User :   hairfall has been there for quite some time now
Doctor :   Please answer to my questions
Doctor :   What is your age?

Doctor :   What is your occupation?
User :   off late when I do a head massage with oil, i can see the hair fallen within my hands
User :   my age is 29
Doctor :   Do you have itchy or scaly scalp?
Doctor :   Do you have dandruff?
User :   I am a professional, spend more than 12 hours on comp
User :   no i do not have dandruff
Doctor :   Do you have itchy or scaly scalp?
User :   usually i do not have any itch in my scalp
Doctor :   How many times do you wash yoru hair per week?
User :   what is scaly scalp?
Doctor :   white scales that come off the hair when you scratch
User :   had long back...not now for sure
User :   how do i prevent further hairfall?
Doctor :   Losing hair 80 to 100 per day is quite normal as process of growth of hair and its dying
User :   but i can see the thickness of the hair has reduced over a period of time
Doctor :   If you feel that you are losing more than that or the density of hair is low or receeding hair line
User :   and now my scalp can bee seen
User :   which was not the case earlier
Doctor :   Do you have family history of baldness on maternal or paternal side?
User :   definetly not from my father's side
User :   my mother's brother is bald
Doctor :   If there is a genetic tendency you cannot avoid the baldness
Doctor :   THe hair fall has more influence on the maternal genetics
User :   there is no genetic tendency
Doctor :   What you can do to reduce hair fall is are few tips
User :   how do i prevent further hairfall and Strengthen hairs
Doctor :   1) Keep the scalp and hair clean
Doctor :   2) Use a better shampoo and conditioner which are specific for your hair ( oily / dry / Normal )
Doctor :   They have the right Ph
User :   I do shampoo twice or thrice in a week depending upon whether i am travelling or not
Doctor :   3) Do not go out with wet hair and dry the hair properly with soft towel
User :   i usually use head n shoulders or off late have been using dove
Doctor :   4) Keep the hair short
User :   which i guess is mild
Doctor :   It is not about the brand of shampoo
Doctor :   The hair texture and the choice of different types available
Doctor :   Every brand has varities again like for oily, for dry for normal
User :   i keep scalp clean, also hair short etc
User :   i usually use, hairfall or normal variety
Doctor :   Eat root vegetables like carrot, beet root and potato
Doctor :   Tab TRICHOVIT , once a day, 3 months
Doctor :   after meal

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