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Hair loss issues with scratchy scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   yes XXXXX
User :   I ve got hair loss issues.... could you prescribe something
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   23/Male/study/Mumbai/Unmarried/Dep-No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How long have you had this problem?
User :   say approx 1n1/2 to 2 yrs now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   No Im free of all the vices mentioned above
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many hairs do you lose daily approximately?
User :   Well ive never counted but I suppose a lot
Doctor :   approximately
Doctor :   Do you have any scalp problems- e.g. dandruff/ any infections?
User :   say .... 10-20 or even more
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   A loss of 80 to 100 hairs per day is normal
User :   ooo....
User :   then may be a 120 to a 140 cause i m developing a bald patch on the left side top of my fore head
Doctor :   Do you have any scalp problems- e.g. dandruff/ any infections?
User :   only some dandruff was there some time ago and now some scratchin on the scalp
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you using any treatment for this?
Doctor :   dandruff can also be a cause for hair loss
User :   well anti dandruff shampoo 1 bott himalya n than stopped
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any particular area of the scalp that is affected? Or is it uniform thinning?
User :   well the front and the middle--------------the sides and back is safe
Doctor :   a)     Male pattern baldness
Doctor :   a condition where
Doctor :   - receding hairline at the temple and sometimes the top of head
User :   hmmm hmm ok
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