Hairloss, male pattern baldness,dandruff - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : hi
User : hello sir
Doctor : how can i help you?
Doctor : please proceed with your health query
User : i am suffering from hair loss for the last 4 years
User : i would like to know from u on how to approach this and what is the solution for this
Doctor : ok
Doctor : could describe the hairloss in detail ?
User : now i am almost bald at the age of 26, and i am scarred to go for hair transplantation since it is basically a surgey,
Doctor : is the hairloss diffuse or patchy ?
Doctor : how many hairs do you lose approximately per day?
User : that i am not very sure, but on my front side i have only 40-50 hairs left, else gone
Doctor : is there anyone else in your family who has such hairloss pattern?
User : ya , my dad
Doctor : has the hairline receded back?
User : means ?
Doctor : ok, then it is mostly a case of heriditary hairloss
Doctor : and it needs further evaluation
Doctor : hairline receding or going back indicates a feature of male patern baldness
Doctor : what tests have you done until now for hairloss and what did the results show?
User : i have not done any tests
Doctor : please provide your location, occupation, height and current weight, details of past medical illnes if any
Doctor : do you have scalp infections like dandruff?
User : 172 cm / 65 kgs / no medical illness / previously a smoker but not now
User : yes i have dandruff
Doctor : dandruff causes hairloss, you need to treat that first to minimise hairloss
Doctor : and also do these further tests
User : ok sir, is there any non -surgical solutions for baldness ?
Doctor : the exact cause for the hairloss has to be identified first and then treatment proceeded to get maximum benefit
Doctor : 1) get a hair nalyss or a trichoanalysis done in a dermatological alb
Doctor : 2) get a dermatologist to examine your scalp and see the extent of dandruff, get dandruff eradicated
Doctor : 3) if it is a 'alopecia areata' like picture you wil need to do blood test and special tests like Insulin resistance factor and thyroid test
Doctor : ANA autoantibodies,
Doctor : testosterone levels and DHEA levels
Doctor : 4) hair scrapings test - for microscopy and culture looking for and identify bacteria and fungi.
Doctor : so once the cause is identified
User : where are u located ?
Doctor : the treatment options can be decided whether a surgical approach is better or whether o=non surgical approach can treat the condition
Doctor : *non
Doctor : we are located in
User : can u suggest me any doctors in
Doctor : have you followed what I have said?
User : ya
Doctor : sure, give few moments
Doctor : http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors
Doctor : visit this link for locating dermatologist in your area
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