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Hair loss with dandruff and oily hair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   Hello doc
User :   i m havin hair loss problem
User :   really worried
Doctor :   If you can Elaborate it will be good
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Well it has started after shifting
Doctor :   since when would that Be.
User :   Everytime i shampoo or comb my hairs
User :   about 5 yrs back
User :   now it has increased
Doctor :   /the above details that i have asked for..
Doctor :   Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
Doctor :   approximately how many hairs do you loose per day..
Doctor :   and do you have any Dandruff or other hair infections..
User :   i m 23yrs old,female,workin as a s/w developer
User :   I loose about 7-10 hairs per day
User :   I hav dandruff and very oily hair
User :   so i tak head bath every alternate day
Doctor :   80-100 hair fall per day is normal and nothing to be worried about..
Doctor :   ok.
User :   But i have lost so many
Doctor :   Do you have dandruff / fungal infections ?
User :   more dan half of my hairs are gone
Doctor :   Do you lose hairs in patches on the head
User :   yes i hav dandruff
Doctor :   ok.
User :   not in patches
User :   itse very oily too
Doctor :   that will need treated since that can also be the lone cause for the hair fall
Doctor :   The dandruff is what i am talking about..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Are you on any medications for any illness? Medications / Cosmetics shampoo for hair loss.
User :   so can u giv me any suggestions
User :   no medications
Doctor :   Sleinium or Nizral shampoo 2.5% for the dandruff
Doctor :   Protein diet and Iron rich foods help the hair re grow. Low fat food slow down the hair loss.
Doctor :   Are you anemic
User :   i used to be
User :   i don kno abt present
Doctor :   , Anemia cause hair itself..
User :   ok how do i check it
Doctor :   Massage the scalp with uncooked egg yolk, leave for 1 hour and wash.
Doctor :   Blood Hemoglobin levels will help from any Diagnostic center..
User :   ok thank u
User :   Will those shampoos be available in pharmacy?
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
Doctor :   Yes they are very much available in the drug store..
Doctor :   Mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil, AAAAAAA 1 lemon juice and 1 egg yolk. Apply on the hair roots for half an hour and wash off.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would need..
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   sorry
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