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Hair loss and baldness at 27 years of age. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi there how can I help you?
User :   dr. i have a problem with my hair?
User :   firstly i am 27 yrs of age
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had good amount of hair on my head 4 yr back
User :   after my marriage 4 yrs back
Doctor :   and?
User :   there was a gradual decrese in my hair and
User :   today i feel i have lost nearly 70 % of my hair
Doctor :   tell me XXXXXXXX are you based out of?
User :   the scalp is clearly visible
User :   no i am in XXXXXX
Doctor :   ok in which area is the scalp visible?
User :   from forehead to middle
User :   that is in front
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does baldness run in your family?
User :   with sides from front going completely empty and skin turning soft as if there were no hair at all anytime
User :   my da has lost hair from middle of head since 5 6 years now at age 50
Doctor :   ok
User :   so no strong heriditery thing
Doctor :   are you on any medication for anything?
User :   no
User :   i have a skin problem since years
User :   docs said its exima
Doctor :   where are you employed?
User :   i apply cream elocon on my skin on legs
User :   i have my own business
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you by chance exposed to any chemicals/paints/dyes?
User :   one more thing i need to say dr.
User :   no
Doctor :   ya please go on?
User :   i had problem of piles and fisures which i had got treated 4 yrs back
User :   that wasa ayuevedis treatment
Doctor :   ok
User :   there is one hoapital in our area who deals with it
User :   if by anychance u know it dr.
Doctor :   not really
User :   so he had treated me for piles and fisures
User :   and given me ayurvedic tratement called panch karma
Doctor :   but was there any long term medication taken then?
User :   which he said was for purification of blood
Doctor :   anyway
User :   and then he put me on purim tablets by himalya
Doctor :   have you consulted a dermat/cosmetologist?
User :   which i continued for 2 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually i have a close relationship with dr. dermatologist
User :   i had contacted him
Doctor :   ok great
User :   but he said there is no chance to grow hair again
Doctor :   what did he prescribe?
Doctor :   i see
User :   sinc he is family friend he said
User :   no point to go behing regrowing hair medicines as it will not grow again
User :   i need to go for hair weaving or something after further loss of hair
Doctor :   well then you could consider some other options
Doctor :   well you seem to know the answers yourself :)
User :   is there any other option?
Doctor :   you could try out some cosmetologist who are spcialised in hair therapy...trichologists
User :   i mean is there a way to stop further loss of hair?
User :   i wanted to ask one more thing
Doctor :   there are certain medicines which are available in the market which have been beneficial in case of hair loss
Doctor :   dear
Doctor :   we have a bit of a queue here
Doctor :   could we restrict to one query at a time?
User :   i have a daughter now and will this loss of hair thing continue with my second child if we have now?
User :   justthis one
Doctor :   since your father has
Doctor :   baldness
Doctor :   there could be a family tendancy....even if the age of onset is different
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you could aska dermatologist whether mintop will does for some people
User :   ty doc
Doctor :   ok XXXXXXXX take care
User :   for ur percious time and consent
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