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Hair fall problem. Any suggestion or medicine? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2003
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User:hi doc
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have a big problem!!!!!!!
User:all about is my hairfall
User:hw can i control it?
User:ya tell me sir
Doctor:Before I can answer your question I would like to know a few details
User:ya sure am ready to answer u
Doctor:so that I can help you better and understand your problem better
Doctor:How old are you?
Doctor:since when did you notice this hair fall?
User:since 3 years
User:am unable to control it
Doctor:How many hairs fall in a single day?
User:every time i comb 20-25 hairs fall and i comb very regularly
Doctor:has this problem of hair fall caused any visible changes in the pattern of hair on your head?
Doctor:why do you comb regularly?
Doctor:and by regularly you mean how often?
User:frequently i used to go outside, so i comb daily
User:everytime when i see in the mirror
User:my hair has become thin
Doctor:how often do you see in the mirror?
Doctor:I just want to understand how many hours once you comb your hair?
User:every 2-3 hours
Doctor:I mean, totally, how many times do you comb in a day?
User:5-6 times
User:a day
User:i feel scratches in the head
Doctor:Have you noticed any bald patches in the head?
Doctor:Do you have any dandruff?
Doctor:okay, how are these bald patches?
Doctor:and how big are these bald patches?
Doctor:and how many are there?
User:it is in starting stage
Doctor:is your family, does anyone have bald head?
Doctor:your father or your grandparents ?
User:wat else?
Doctor:You said you have dandruff right?
Doctor:and itching in the head
Doctor:From your description I feel the problem in your case can be due to the dandruff
Doctor:dandruff can be caused due to mainly two reasons
Doctor:1. Fungal infection
User:any suggestion or medicine?
Doctor:2. Dermatitis
Doctor:Medicines and suggestions depend on what the actual cause is
User:kk wt do you think is the reason for my hairfall?
Doctor:there are different types of dermatitis like seborhic dermatitis, autoimmune dermatitis
Doctor:Without looking at your head and doing some tests I will not be able to say what the reason is
User:kk wat should i do then?
Doctor:So I suggest you consult a skin specialist and get yourself examined
Doctor:and the skin doctor may ask for some tests
User:k thankyou verymuch
User:have a good day:)
Doctor:and based on those we can decide
Doctor:thank you for chatting with me
Doctor:you too have a good day
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