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Hair loss and itchy scalp. What is the remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Oct-2013
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User:good evening
Doctor:how may I help you?
Doctor:Very good evening, how are you doing?
User:i have hair loss problem..
User:and a very itchy scalp
Doctor:since when do you have this hair loss and itchy scalp Mr. xxxx?
User:its been almost 3 month ...
User:i can feel some kind of boils in my sclap
Doctor:The most common cause for an itchy scalp along with hair loss is a fungal infection of the scalp
User:and its very itchy and so i used sellsun shampoo today
Doctor:and a condition called seborrhic dermatitis
User:ohhh ok.. so is there a medicated shampoo or medicine i used to using/.
Doctor:What happened after you used the new shampoo?
Doctor:Yes there are some medicated shampoos available,
User:just used it today and it seems so far little less itchy
Doctor:but the exact reason should be known before you start using the medicated shampoos
Doctor:So it is best to consult a skin specialist
User:yeah sure..i understd
Doctor:You can ask a local pharmacist for the over the counter available medicated shampoos
User:i have askd your team to suggest some good clinincs or doctors for this issue
User:can u suggest some doctors in bglre
Doctor:You can go to any MD skin doctor, they will help you for sure
Doctor:it is not a big problem, so don't worry,
User:ohh sure thanks..
User:itchy scalpfor hair loss?
Doctor:consult any skin specialist in your area, he/she should be able to identify the problem very easily, it is just that we can't know for sure without actually seeing you in person
User:i am 26 yrs old and i have lost some considerable amount of hair
Doctor:The remedy for hair loss is varied,
Doctor:it depends on the cause again
User:sure makes sense.. i shall look fwd to meeting someone.
Doctor:so if it is familial then you have a different set of methods
Doctor:if that is not the problem the you will have to rule out issues like poor nutrition
Doctor:then there are some autoimmune conditions which cause hair loss
Doctor:and last is infections like fungal and bacterial
Doctor:so if in your case the problem is only the fungal infection, treating that infection effectively will solve your problem
Doctor:Is there anything else you would want ask Mr. xxxx?
Doctor:Are you there Mr. xxxx?
Doctor:You are most welcome
Doctor:Is there anything else you would want to ask me?
Doctor:I guess you are busy or have moved out since you don't have any more questions I will be closing this chat
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