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Hair loss due to dandruff and oily scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   What's ur specialisation?
Doctor :   General practisioner
Doctor :   go ahead with ur query
Doctor :   r u there
User :   i am suffering from hair loss
Doctor :   k
User :   and the reason being i have a oily scalp
User :   can you suggest me solution to it?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   i need to ask u few questions before that
Doctor :   How many hairs do you lose daily approximately?
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   it's around 40-50 daily
Doctor :   A loss of 80 to 100 hairs per day is normal
Doctor :   ur age sex occu location plz
User :   28/m/xxxx.
User :   but i think the growth rate is too slow then
Doctor :   is any one in ur family have similar complaints
User :   no
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do u have dandruff problems?
User :   yeah i do have
Doctor :   any shampoo ur using for that
User :   and i can't find any way to rub it
Doctor :   Dandruff can be the cause of hair fall.
User :   i do not use any particular shampoo for now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can use
User :   generally take any anti dandruff one
Doctor :   selsun 2.5%
User :   as i told my scalp is very oily and dandruff is too muc
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will give u few tips
User :   what's the solution to oily scalp?
Doctor :   as well
User :   ok
User :   i will appreciate the same
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If you have an oily scalp, there could be thinning of hair and hair fall. Vitamin A supplements on diet and 5000 I.U per day is done good.
Doctor :   wash ur hair twice weekly
Doctor :   Avoiding pulling your hair and typing it up very tightly. Thu\is can sometimes cause hair loss due to pressure on the follicles
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Foods that are good for hair nutrition are dark green leafy vegetables, dried fruits
Doctor :   like dates and raisins
Doctor :   eggs
Doctor :   wheat germ
User :   ok
Doctor :   beans
Doctor :   yogurt
User :   i include almost all the things daily in my diet
Doctor :   other sprouted vegetables, Vit C rich foods (amla/green chilies), sea weed, avocados, nuts and seeds, brown rice and root vegetables
User :   but yet i suffer from the same
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   it will help u grow healty hair
Doctor :   drandruff and oily is ur problem probably
User :   yes
User :   this is the only problem
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   so u dont have any medical problems rite
User :   and i do not know how to get rid of them
User :   nope
Doctor :  
Please fill this form I send, and say when done and say when done.
User :   i did that
Doctor :   u should be fine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i can help u with
User :   any recommendations for shampoo name or oil i should uswe?
Doctor :   selsun 2.5%
Doctor :   or nizoral shampoo
Doctor :   will do
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
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