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Hair fall problem while on mintop for 3 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxxxx
Doctor :   It seeems you moved out
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i am having hair loss problem. i was adviced by a dermatologist to use minoxydil 5%solution
User :   mintop forte
Doctor :   Ok
User :   still i am having this problem
User :   this is heriditary, my father ,grandfather all have bald head
Doctor :   How many months did you use?
User :   3 months
User :   could u please assist me through proper medicine and diet
Doctor :   Mintop will not work for first 3 months
Doctor :   later it shows the effect of the medicine
User :   ok
User :   any diet to be followed?
Doctor :   Silica rich diet
Doctor :   with root vegetables with skin on it
Doctor :   Biotin rich food
Doctor :   Potato, Oninon, Carrot, Radish help
User :   also i am using DOVE shampoo. is that ok or should i use any medicated one
Doctor :   No that is fine
User :   is there any surgery like thing ,if so could u please tell about it
Doctor :   Hair transplantations are done
Doctor :   But the trichologist would be giving you better details
Doctor :   First examination whether you suit the proceudre or not
User :   ok
User :   could you pls tell what trichology is?
Doctor :   Biotin, MSM and Manganese are the right vitamins and minerals needed
Doctor :   Hair specialty
User :   ok
User :   can you please suggest any vitamin tablets which contains Biotin, MSM and Manganese
User :   or tonic
Doctor :   10 mg, twice a day
User :   how long should i take this?
User :   i mean how many days
Doctor :   1 month
User :   ok thank u DR
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Do you have any further queries
Doctor :   Bye for now
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