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Hairfall, diet and hygiene - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hair Loss
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
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i have hairfall and at times itchy scalp
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Ok
User :  
myself am 27, male, 76kgs, drink 3-4 lts of water per day
User :  
i guess u should have my details isnt it?
Doctor :  
yes
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How many hairs fall approx per day?
User :   about 100

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Do you see some scales falling from the scalp
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Do yu have dandruff?
User :  
no, i dont have dandruff
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Do you see some scales falling from the scalp
User :   no i dont
Doctor :   How many times do you wash you hair per week
User :   everyday
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Since when do yu have this problem
User :  
maybe a year now
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i used to have thick hair
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but now the density of it has reduced
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Does it run in your family?
User :  
nope
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its just me
Doctor :   Ok

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Eat more root vegetables
User :  
sari sari
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and Green leafy vegetables
User :  
okie, i will do that
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You should have good Vitamin A and B
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along with silica
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This reduce the hair fal
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since you say you have persistent itching on scal
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scalp
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I suspect some infection
User :  
i do not have persistent itching
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on the scalp that might increase the hair fall
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its only occasional
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what should i apply?
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ok do not share combs, pillows
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with otheres
User :  
okie
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These are the personal hygiene measures
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Do not walk out with wet hair
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Do not grow your hair long
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You can use SCALPE shampoo
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twice weekly for 3 weeks
User :  
rest of the days can i use regular shampoo?
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and then a moisturising lotion like DOVE after its each use of SCALPE
User :   okie, u mean i use scalpe, and then use dove conditioner?

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Wonderful
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You got it
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No normal shampoo
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If no reduction in itching use the SCALPE for three times
User :  
okie, if i dont wash my hair daily, then my scalp is usally oily
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Personal hygiene is very important
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No problem
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Tie cloth to your hair
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while going out
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and then that day the hair fall is more
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wear a helmet after cloth
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Other days you wash your hair
User :  
i dont wear helmets at all
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okie
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simply by rubbing with normal fingers
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See that the fingers rub the scalp and not the hair
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this way the sebum (oil) is removed
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daily
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and it does not attract bacteria
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Ok?
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Did you follow?
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any questions
User :  
yes, thanks... i got it... now for the next problem
User :  
you have been wonderful
User :  
:)
User :  
how do u remove tan?
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where is the tan
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Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes, chosen Very Good

User :  
:)
Doctor :   Now proceed
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I have another appointment at 7.40 PM
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so let us finish off early
User :  
okie the tan is on my forehead
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Do you have pimple marks?
User :   nope

User :  
no marks
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The tan cannot be removed completely but masked
Doctor :   you can get the chemical peeling done
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which can reduce it
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The dermatologist can do that
User :   okie, is there any cream that u can suggest?

User :  
to remove the tan?
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Next thing the tan can be prevented by using
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ELOVERA SPF 30
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before you go out
User :   okie, what about to detan?

Doctor :   Avoid sun between 10AM to 3 PM
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Wear a cap always
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Detan creams do not do miracles
User :   ok

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Wearing a water based sun screen is the best
User :  
like?
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Apply skin toner once a week
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ELOVERA is a sun screen
User :  
okie
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Use fruit scrub at home once or twice a week
User :   like?

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after apply the toner
User :  
which skin toner should i use?
Doctor :   Himalaya / Ayur
User :   i have normal to olily skin

Doctor :  
No problem
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Wash your face without soap two times daily and two times with normal soap
User :   do u suggest any scrub?

User :  
?
Doctor :   Orange / Apricot

User :   fine, thanks

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anything else
User :   no, thanks for your help

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Thanks for consulting healthcaremagic.
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Bye. Good nite
User :  
whats ur name?
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User :  
:) thanks
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