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Hairloss and baldness in patches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Hair Loss
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   is any doctor there
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Am I speaking to A doctor?
User :   thanks
User :   I have a problem with my hair
User :   Could be of help?
Doctor :   Pls describe your problem.
User :   I had starightened my hair using solution and heating in a parlour .. but later my hair lost all the luster and it started falling
User :   Now it has fallen in places and my head looks patchy
User :   Is it Alopechia?
Doctor :   Alopecia is a broad term used to describe hair loss
Doctor :   but the causes differ.
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   26
Doctor :   and do you have any other health prob;ems/
Doctor :   what work do you do?
User :   i dont have ohtner health problems ...
User :   I am a marketing manager for a renownded internet company
Doctor :   when did you have the session at the parlor
User :   2006 September
Doctor :   have you ever consulted a dermatlogist for this problem?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   no i haven't
Doctor :   You need to consult a dermatologist and get your hair examined to find out what the exact cause for your hair loss is
User :   I thought of going to a hair speciualist like Dr. Batra but my friends said he is a quack
Doctor :   treatment will only be possible after that.
User :   ok
User :   I will seek a dermatologist
User :   i don't think i will get back the hair i lost right ... ?
Doctor :   you can search for a dermatologist on our home page
Doctor :   just put in your area and you can find one
Doctor :   It depends on the cause
Doctor :   some causes are treatable
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot Dr.
Doctor :   and there are techniques to replace lost hair as well
Doctor :   welcome
User :   hope they are not painful
Doctor :   have a nice day
Doctor :   not all
Doctor :   Dodnt worry too much
Doctor :   go and see a dermat
Doctor :   he will be able to give you a more complete picture
User :   thanks bye
Doctor :   bye
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