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Hair fall problem, dandruff, oily scalp, over weight. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   Hello
User :   i m facing hair fall problem
Doctor :   OK
User :   i m 29 yesr single female
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont hve PCOD or thyroid
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can you please suggest some medicines for tht?
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting you: User :   ok
User :   ask
Doctor :   From when are you suffering with hair fall?
User :   from the time i came in bangalore ard 6 years
User :   but now its bit more
Doctor :   Ok
User :   every time i comb 20-25 hair fall
User :   from a year
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have dandruff or any scalp infection?/
User :   yes
User :   i hav drandruff
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but not much
User :   i use dove shampoo
Doctor :   Did you see any doctor for dandruff?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes
User :   she gave some scruff
Doctor :   What was his/her advise?
Doctor :   How many days did you follow that treatment?
User :   1 month
User :   but its not over
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i also hav oily scalp
User :   i need to wash head every alternate days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you please name the medications prescribed to you?
User :   i dont remeber
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is hair 4 u is good
User :   one of my friend is using for hair loss
Doctor :   But you are still continuing those medications. Am I right?
User :   no
User :   i left 6 months ago
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Hair 4 u is minodixil lotion which is used in people with hair loss baldness where they want the hair back.
User :   ok
Doctor :   It depends in your case if you have any baldness due to excess hair loss.
Doctor :   Due you have any baldness?
User :   my partition got broad
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but no as such baldness
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my frd is using 2%
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she suggested me but i wanted to chk with doc 1st
Doctor :   Do you comb your hair immediately after head bath?
Doctor :   I feel that you wouldn't require hair 4 u as you do not hair any baldness.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   i comb 4-5 times a day
Doctor :   Do you comb your hair immediately after head bath?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   wait for it to dry
Doctor :   May I know your mode of transportation?
User :   or very little whn going to office
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i use bus
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you get any blood investigations or any health check up done recently?
User :   no
User :   not blood thing
User :   but last year n it was normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was thyroid hormones checked last year?
User :   this year 2 months bac
Doctor :   Ok
User :   n it was normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel that the cause of your hair loss is due to dandruff and its very important to clear dandruff.
Doctor :   For this you can use KZ shampoo but make sure you use it for atleast 6 months.
Doctor :   In some cases it might require years too for complete clearing of dandruff.
Doctor :   Avoid combing wet hair and also when your hair is wet tie a bandena which would prevent exposure to dust.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid taking head bath with hot water.
User :   thats not possible
User :   in bangalore
Doctor :   As this would irritate the scalp and produce more dandruff.
Doctor :   Yes, I understand. But you can have body bath with hot water and please avoid head bath with hot water.
Doctor :   As this would reduce the thickness of your hair and these would easily fall.
Doctor :   Or you can use luke warm water.
User :   ok
User :   luke warm will b fine
User :   i also stop using hair dryer
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Take head bath every atlernate day or once in three days.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can apply hair oil one hour before taking head bath as this would maintain the strength of your hair.
User :   only 1 hour?
User :   not before night?
User :   n wic oil shud i use?
Doctor :   It would be better to do a hour before as your scalp is oily as mentioned by you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any coconut hair oil will do as you prefer.
User :   ok
User :   navratna oil?
Doctor :   Yes, that too would be fine and make sure you apply the hair oil to the scalp.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   yes sure:)
User :   one more query?
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   is skipping roap is bad for womens?
User :   i m overweight
Doctor :   Sorry, but I would like to know in which context do you want to know about this.
User :   i heard from some ne that skipping roap will give pregnency complications later
Doctor :   Sorry, but there is no clinical studies as such which states about pregnancy complications in normal women.
Doctor :   Yes, it is contraindicated in pregnant women.
User :   so we can do skipping daily
Doctor :   Yes, you can follow this exercise daily and we do suggest many people regarding this.
User :   ok great:)
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   not as off now
User :   u r chatting from wic part of India?
Doctor :   My office is located in Bangalore.
User :   wic office?
User :   hospital?
Doctor :   This is HealthcareMagic.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me?
User :   no
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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