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Hair loss in moustache and beard, alopecia areata - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hellodoctor
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Age 25
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I dont have beard and mustaches ,I would liketo go for hairtranscription or any treatment ,but I wouldlike to have mustaches next year iam going to marry
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can you suggest me a good solution
Doctor :   I will help you in this
Doctor :   can i ask you some more q
User :   sure
Doctor :   do you have pubic hair
User :   means i did'nt get u
Doctor :   do you have air in other parts of your body
User :   yes
User :   Actually at early stage when I was teen age at 17
Doctor :   does you have it on head, arm pit that is under your arm, just above your genitals
Doctor :   ok
User :   I started regulary shaving the early stage hair
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   proceed
User :   yes I do
User :   but now totally hair growth stopped totally
Doctor :   is it totally not there or some hair is there?
User :   And Iam feeling guilty in society to go outside or under friends circle
Doctor :   ya i can understand
Doctor :i will help you in this
User :   some light hair is there but when I shaved it will not grow until one month
User :   to get that stage
Doctor :   does all other parts of your body the hair growth is normal?
User :   growing of mustaches is totally bad
User :   yes normal
Doctor :   did you consult any doctor for this
User :   Yes i went for some local doctors
Doctor :   what did they say
User :   but they asked me to go for testostirine and thyroid tests
User :   Reports are everything normal
Doctor :   yes did you get it done
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   was the doctor a physician?
User :   I went for specialists doctors dermetologist and Andreologist
Doctor :   what did they say
User :   I met Andreologist from AAAAAAA hospital / he only suggested me some thyroid tablets and some medical tests
User :   I have total reports with me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your problem comes under heading of Alopecia Areata
User :   And recently I met one doctor from mahaveer hospital
Doctor :   first we need to find out wt is the cause for the hair loss
Doctor :   ok wt did this doc say
User :   He said that he will do hair plantation by removing some part of head and attached to the mustache area
User :   But I dont have confidence on his experment
Doctor :   ok now let me tell you some thing
User :   ok
Doctor :   as i said ur problem comes under heading of Alopecia Areata
Doctor :   there are many causes for it
User :   ok
User :   But Idont want to go for long period courses
User :   I need immediate growth
Doctor :   first is to find out wt is that cause, that is causing hair loss at the beard and mustach
Doctor :   once cause is found than treatment is discussed
User :   ok
Doctor :   so doctors have done your hormonal status and it has come normal
User :   yes
User :   I will showreports if u need
Doctor :   plz be patience cause in hurry if some thing goes wrong than it will be difficult to rectify
User :   ok
Doctor :   has any biopsy done
User :   means
Doctor :   a skin sample is taken at the site of hair loss and it will be tested
User :   no its not
Doctor :   a good biopsy done is critical to rule out your problem
User :   is it
Doctor :   i will now tell you the art of diagnosis
Doctor :   first general examination is done by doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   than blood and urine examination is done
Doctor :   since your problem is hair loss and hormone issue also comes in this a hormone profile is also done
User :   ok
Doctor :   than now to see any local factor a biopsy of affected skin is taken and examined
User :   all experments will be done in a single day?
Doctor :   based on all these things a probable or definitive diagnosis can be arrived
Doctor :   no specific tests like biopsy takes time
Doctor :   once diagnosis is ready than ur treatment plan and how long it takes to restore to normalcy can be told
User :   Iam free for sat and sunday , all working days iam busy
Doctor :   regarding hair transplant its one of the option for treating hair loss where after a diagnosis is made that no other methods of treatment can restore the lost hair
Doctor :   ok
User :   Whome should contact for this
Doctor :   so i suggest you to go to a dermatologist with all your reports and discuss with him
User :   And recently I took thishalth policy from ICICI especially for this problem only
User :   I want to utilise this for my problem
Doctor :   ok does it cover this problem
Doctor :   if you are sure its fine or else confirm once
User :   Yesit is I thinkso and iam not sure
User :   do u have any idea
Doctor :   no i dont have it regarding insurance policy
Doctor :   i am doc so i can only chat about medical problems
User :   what should i do now
Doctor :   you go to a dermatologist get examined by him.
Doctor :   give him all the reports and details
Doctor :   ask him about insurance thing and make sure whether it covers or not
User :   ok
Doctor :   or you can contact your insurance agent for clarification
Doctor :   are you clear now what to do
User :   Do I need to ask the dermetologist to do all the above test
Doctor :   no since you have few of the tests he will recommend only wt is required and not done
User :   ok
Doctor :   biopsy i am sure he will recommend or else discuss this with him
User :   ok
User :   which dermetologist I have to meet now ?
Doctor :   once your cause for beard loss is confirmed than treatment will be discussed
User :   by whome?
Doctor :   dermatologist is also called skin specialist
Doctor :   he will only do the biopsy
User :   Yes I know
User :   And I forgot to say one thing
Doctor :   ok tell
User :   Long back I also aplied DEROBIN ointment onmutachearea for hair growth
Doctor :   ok who prescribed you this
User :   Me only
User :   by seeing adds
User :   for hair growth
Doctor :   this is absolutely wrong
Doctor :   plz dont do self medications without knowing wt is the effect of that drug
User :   ok
Doctor :   that oint is used in a skin disease called psoriasis for your info and not on normal skin
User :   oh..
Doctor :   ok now dont worry tell this also to your dermatologist
User :   sure
User :   By the way whats your goodname ,Doctor ?/
Doctor :   so biopsy is needed to know the status of your skin, the hair follicle
Doctor :   my name is dr shekar
User :   from
Doctor :   we are located at bangalore
User :   ok
User :   Anyway glad to meet u
Doctor :   so now you know wt to do
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done
User :   I gave Excellent ranking to you
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   First thing I need to meet any dermetologist
Doctor :   yes wright
User :   ok
Doctor :   plz do meet him and get a diagnosis for your problem
User :   sure
Doctor :   than get back to us to discuss about the diagnosis and treatment option available for that ok
User :   next timedo i need to ask for u while chatting
Doctor :   if you wish you can ask
Doctor :   others also are capable
User :   ok
Doctor :   if i am not there the will help you to fix an appropriate time for chatting with me k
User :   ok
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User :   ok
User :   Thank you Shekar
Doctor :   thank you to bye
User :   bye
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