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Having excessive hair fall problem. Suggest medicine? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Aug-2013
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Doctor:Hi
User:HI DR.
User:I AM FACING EXCESSIVE HAIR FALLING PROBLEM SINCE 1 MONTH.
User:CAN YOU SUGGEST ME ANY MEDICINE FOR THIS
Doctor:Ok
User:DO YOU RECOMMEND ANY MEDICINE REGARDING THIS?
Doctor:Actually there wont be particular medicines for this problem
Doctor:However
Doctor:You can follow certain measures to prevent it
User:OK SO WHAT ARE THOSE MEASURES?
Doctor:Only few causes of hair loss are preventable
Doctor:These include
Doctor:Diabetes and thyroid disorders
     Having inadequate protein or iron in your diet
     Certain drugs used to treat gout, arthritis, depression, heart problems and high blood pressure. Birth control pills also may result in hair loss for some women
Doctor:If there are any above things, you need to undergo treatment for that first
Doctor:Moreover, avoid excessive shampooing
Doctor:Avoid trying various different shapoos and conditioners
Doctor:Anyhow, there are few more causes of hair loss which are not are preventable
User:BT AMONG THESE I HAVE NOT ANY SINGLE PROBLEM AND AS I AM WORKING AND NEED TO TRAVEL ON DAILY BASIS SO I USED TO SHAMPOO MY HAIRS TWICE A WEEK.
Doctor:These include, Androgenetic alopecia is caused by heredity, Alopecia areata is classified as an autoimmune disease
Doctor:Anyhow, there are few more causes of hair loss which are not are preventable. These include, Androgenetic alopecia is caused by heredity, Alopecia areata is classified as an autoimmune disease
Doctor:Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User:OK CAN YOU SUGGEST ME ANY MEDICATED SHAMPOO FOR HAIR FALLING
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:YES
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User:NO THANKS
Doctor:Actually, medically proven no such shamppo is available to prevent hair loss. But if the cause is identified, we can treat that cause in particular
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