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Hairfall and itching on scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   this is
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   my hair is falling since last 5-6
User :   and there are some itching on the scalp also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 26 , gender male, marital status : married, weight : 83Kg, Height : 179 cm/
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many hairs are u losing per day
Doctor :   aprrox
Doctor :   are you there
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Doctor :   Hi.
User :   hi
User :   sorry i was disconnected
Doctor :   Are you back?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so we were discussing about my problem with hair loss
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Is there any dandruff or itching?
User :   yes.
User :   and there is one particular place where itching is there since last one year
User :   and it has become a small black spot there
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you losing hair in pathches or all over?
User :   mainly in patches at the centre of head
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   its looking ugly now... i mean the center of head
Doctor :   Does any one in your family have baldness?
User :   yes..
User :   my father and grandfather both have this
User :   but its too early for me
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   The cause could be nutritional deficiency.
Doctor :   As hair loss is also hereditary in you
User :   yes
Doctor :   You can only delay the onset
User :   so what should i do now to delay
User :   ??
Doctor :   You should take some essential nutrients in your diet.
Doctor :   Iron Prevents anemia and hair loss. Sources are Liver, eggs, fish, chicken, whole grains, green vegetables and dried fruits
User :   can you tell me any of them?
User :   ok
User :   anything else?
Doctor :   High protein diet in the form of egg
User :   ok
User :   what about shampoo?
Doctor :   milk, wheat germ, soya, beans, pulses
User :   which one should i use?
Doctor :   You can also take MEN'S ULTRA NOURISH HAIR
Doctor :   One tab daily after food
User :   ok
User :   Which shampoo should i use?
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000 please confirm your details
User :   yes
Doctor :   Use a herbal shampoo that is mild
User :   Himalaya would be fine?
User :   one more thing, i was watching a product from TVC sky shop, some KeshYog
Doctor :   Yes
User :   will it help?
Doctor :   I suggest not to go for those products as their efficacy is not certified
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   Anything else that should i do or donts
User :   ????
Doctor :   Onions, garlic, eggs, asparagus, meat, fish and dairy products.
Doctor :   should be taken
Doctor :   You should avoid excess sun exposure
User :   ok
User :   how frequently i should apply oil
User :   ??
Doctor :   once a week is sufficient
User :   and which oil is best to use?
Doctor :   Any coconut oil , castor oil and olive oil has been known to work in few
User :   is using helmat is also leads to hair loss?
Doctor :   Eat plenty of citrus fruits and amla
Doctor :   Not really
User :   Ok Thanks.
User :   i will ping you later for some other query
User :   Thanks for your help
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
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