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Hair loss. How to control it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Oct-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
User:Hi ..
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:This is XXXX...good morning
Doctor:Good evening sir
Doctor:Please tell me, how may I help you/
User:sir from last six loosing my hair heavily...I need to to seek a advice from u im consulting You
Doctor:How old are you Mr. XXXX?
User:Im 25
Doctor:Okay, in your family is anybody bald?
Doctor:I mean your father or your grandparents?
User:No sir....
Doctor:How many hair fall every day?
User:while at the time of loosing more and front part of the head is looking like a ball with less hair
Doctor:Okay, It is quite natural to have a receding hairline in the early to mid twenties for men
User:so u mean to say we can't control it.............?
Doctor:and if this does not stop and if you see more than 100 hairs falling in a single day then you might have to see a skin specialist to find out the reason for the hairfall
Doctor:You can control it by applying some medicines like minoxidil
Doctor:but you need a prescription to buy that
User:ok from where can we get it....
Doctor:You can get it from any medical store
Doctor:but you will need to see a skin specialist to find out the reason for such hairloss
Doctor:Is there anything else you would like to discuss?
User:from our side any tips to control by taking some precautions
User:minoxidil -----will this show some difference....
Doctor:You should eat healthy food
Doctor:Minoxidil will show the difference only after 6 months
Doctor:and hair will start falling again once you discontinue it
Doctor:eat fresh fruits
User:U mean healthy food means like fruits....will smoking cause effect on hair fall....
Doctor:and maintain good health by exercising
Doctor:Smoking has no effect on hair
Doctor:eat plenty of green leafy vegetables
Doctor:if you have dandruff then you should consult a skin specialist and take appropriate medicines for the same.
User:ok Thank You for the advice...bye sir
Doctor:You should also lead a happy life
Doctor:without any stress
Doctor:because stress can cause hair fall
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me
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