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Hair loss at a young age - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   I am facing issues with hair fall
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   26
Doctor :   Do you have family histoty of early hair loss?
User :   not at all
Doctor :   ok
User :   it started in last one year
Doctor :   Do you have patchy loss or generalised hair loss ?
Doctor :   Also, any dandruff, itching , etc ?
User : patches..
Doctor :   is it more in the top of ur head?
User :   for last few days itching happens but only recently
User :   top and front...pretty good on sides
Doctor :   you may be having a condition called alopecia
Doctor :   and to be frank, this condition is progressive
User :   ok..but its not very very tell me ore about it
Doctor :   There are some medicines available by prescription
Doctor :   which may help you
User :   what do u mean by progressive
User :   pe what do thn
Doctor :   the hair loss , may be increasing over time as the age of presentation is very indicative
User :   i jst googles..i dont have patches...
User :   googled
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You may need to see a dermatologist, who will give you prescription meds
Doctor :   and that may help you out
User :   ok..but some general advise
User :   or medicine
Doctor :   AS far as possible do not apply soap to the head
Doctor :   Use a good shampoo with good conditioner
Doctor :   which will improve the health of the hair
User :   ok...which shampoo then??..i never apply soaps
Doctor :   Good nutrition - will also help
Doctor :   But , consult a dermatologist, who will see the exact condtion of the hair, and give you specific treatemtn
Doctor :   *treatment
Doctor :   Are you following my advice?
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