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Having hair fall and dandruff problem. What do you suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Nov-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:Hello Dr.
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:Doctor i have hair fall ,not too high along with dandruff
User:like when i take bath and even using a Good shampoo it keeps happening
Doctor:Yes dandruff can be recurrent
Doctor:Sometimes antidandruff shampoo can cause hair fall
User:what can i do for it any shampoo can be used?
User:i use a shampoo and a Moisturiser
Doctor:I will recommend that you use a mild shampoo
Doctor:that does not have medicines
Doctor:I like Tressemme
Doctor:Some ayurvedic oils can be used for dandruff control
User:Fine dr,can you name that as well?
Doctor:Some oil that contains Brahmi
Doctor:Like Brahmi Bhringraj Taila
Doctor:Also get some basic tests done
Doctor:Since anemia, diabetes, etc can also cause it
User:sure dr!
Doctor:In routine take lots of fruits and vegetables
Doctor:upto 5 times a day
Doctor:Take hygienic food and pure drinking water
Doctor:Do exercise 20 min a day
Doctor:It will help in destressing
Doctor:as stress is also implicated sometimes
User:i work for 14-15 hours a day Dr.
Doctor:Exercise can include gym, walk, yoga, cycling, swimming etc
User:so taking Fruits is difficult .
Doctor:In that case take a multivitamin
User:What will you suggest in Multivitamin?
Doctor:Biotin tab is also prescribed to reduce hair fall
User:with out a dr prescription can i take tat?
Doctor:Becosules are good
Doctor:Yes biotin is also a vitamin
Doctor:Also get tested for calcium and vit D levels
Doctor:and if deficient take those too
User:Ok Dr Thanks :)
User:Good day To You! il be consulting very soon,may be tomorrow
Doctor:Good day to you too
Doctor:Take care
User:Thank You So much!
User:You Too Maam.
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