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Having hair fall, front hair line is getting backward. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jul-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi XXXXXXX here
User:i had some concern related to my hair fall and weight
Doctor:Please explain.
User:i am having hair fall
User:i have good number of hair in back,side and mid head
User:but from front hair line is getting backward
User:i want to controll it
Doctor:Approximately how many strands of hair do you lose in a day?
User:about 30-40
Doctor:Hair fall of below 50 is normal and part of hair cycle.
Doctor:Every individual would shed about 100 hairs a day.
Doctor:It is not related to a medical problem.
User:but it is effecting my hair line
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Does any one in your family have history of baldness?
User:i had big for head from my childhood
Doctor:*close family?
User:yes my father
User:he is not bald
Doctor:Then perhaps what you have could be effects of genes and hormones.
User:but hair are in less quantity
Doctor:This condition is described as male pattern of baldness.
Doctor:This can be attributed to reduced hair follicle or inactive hair follicle.
Doctor:Certain drugs like minoxidil can improve the condition.
Doctor:You can consult a dermatologist and after evaluation start this under guidance.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:ya i consult to dermatologist
User:he says i had infection on my scalp
User:i took treatment for about 1 mnth then its removed
User:but it comes again
User:even hairfall is also stopped
Doctor:Fungal infections of the scalp is generally related to dandruff.
User:its not dandruff actually but a kind of
User:he told me the name i forget
User:so it is mormal to loose 30-40 hair per day
User:but what about my hair cycle
Doctor:That is right 30 -40 hair falls in all human.
User:when hair falls new hairs grow if no new hair grows then it affects
User:there is a cycle hair grow then die then fall then new grow i think in my cycle is not proper
User:i am loosing normal amount of hair
User:but new ones are not coming
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:I hope all your queries are resolved.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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