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Hair transplant as a permanent solution to hair loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   i need your help/guidance in controlling hair faill
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   recently, i have seen lot of hair faill (in last one year) . I have used various shampoos but no major help
User :   also, lot of itching on the scalp
User :   no dandraff though
User :   very small white particles appear some times
Doctor :   ok. how many hairs do you lose per day approximately?
User :   if i don't do hairbath .. 5 to 10 hairs will loose a day but when I do hair bath, lot of hair .. at least 30 to 50 will come down. i had to do hairbath at least every alternate day to control the itching
User :   if i don't do hair bath, hair will be oily
Doctor :   is the hairloss diffuse or patchy?
User :   it's not patchy.. it's diffuse .. more on the front
Doctor :   ok, so is the hairline receding?
User :   yes, hairline receding little bit.. but density of hair on entire scalp is coming down
Doctor :   is there history of baldness in family?
User :   yes, my father has baldness
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   have you got any blood tests done so far?
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   was any hormonal tests done?
Doctor :   have you met any dermatologist for this problem in this last 1 year?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   you will need to get these tests done to rule out hormonal causes.
Doctor :   and proceed with remedies to reduce the hairfall
Doctor :   the remedies would include following these steps: User :   sure sir
Doctor :   1) avoid vigorous oiling or shampooing.
User :   sure
Doctor :   2) incorporate 3 fruit and 3 veg servings in diet per day.
Doctor :   3) oil hair with warm oil, a combination of sesame, almond and coconut oil in 1:1:! ratio.
Doctor :   4) avoid harsh sun, keep hair covered
Doctor :   5) 5) do not let dirt, sweat accumulate, they tend o suffocate hair follicles making them weak
Doctor :   6) take Tab Biotin forte 1 tablet after lunch daily for 2-3 months.
Doctor :   7) use mild shampoo, dont go for hash ones.
Doctor :   8) take high protein diet in form of milk, pulses, non veg (if you take non veg foods)
Doctor :   these measures will help in reducing hairfall
Doctor :   permanent cure is hair transplant
User :   sure thank you
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   thanks Doctor
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now
User :   bye
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