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Hair loss,minoxidil - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   i am being treated for hairloss...
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m taking diet supplements..alongwith minoxidil
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your age?
User :   i want to know if the treatment will continue forever?
User :   i m 25 years old
Doctor :   Is there any familial baldness in your family
Doctor :   you cannot continue minoxidil forever
User :   only my mother had a problem...because of change in place after marriage
User :   i was using 2% earlier, now i m using 5%
Doctor :   ok it would not contribute to your hairloss
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m also using NIZORAL shampoo
Doctor :   ok
User :   there is an increase in the density of hair
Doctor :   Do you have dandruff
Doctor :   ok
User :   but will this treatment last forever ?
Doctor :   Take biotin tablets along twith this
Doctor :   you can get good results
User :   not really....i dont have much dandruff...nizoral is basically to wash off sebum i guess
User :   i m taking x-tin forte, shelcal, dexorange
Doctor :   no . you cannot use minoxidil forever , because it is associated with few side effects
User :   and bevon
Doctor :   ok they are enough
User :   is x-tin forte and biotin the same?
User :   is there any other medicine which u cud recommend...
Doctor :   all these are vitamin supplements , so it wont matter

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