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How to reduce hair fall? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2003
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User:How to reduce hair fall and are there any medicies for new hair growth
Doctor:we need to find the root cause of hair loss first and then treat it
Doctor:Minoxidil is one medicine that promotes new hair growth
User:are there any side effects with minoxidil
User:and what % is allowed?
User:we have 2% and 5%, right?
Doctor:upto 10% is routinely used
User:I used trichoton and minoxidil earlier and stopped now
User:can I continue the tablet and the solution?
Doctor:yes, you can continue them now
User:Ok. Thank you, doctor :)
Doctor:you are welcome
User:I have another question for my wife. She got the septoplasty surgery done last month
Doctor:I see
User:since last week, she is complaining about the swelling and pain near the eye area
User:Doctor prescribled paraffin oil and nasal sprays and said that she is healing well
User:however, she is complaining about the pain and swelling
User:she took Acibid plus for pain and it is working well.
User:still we are not sure, why she is showing these symptoms
User:any suggestion/advice?
Doctor:the surgeon who operated can decide on this
Doctor:let me tell you that it is not mandatory that there will be 100% cure post any surgery
Doctor:There may be residual pain left
Doctor:May be it is taking little longer in your wife
Doctor:wait and watch
Doctor:or there can be an error in the surgery performed itself
User:Thank you, doctor. The last statement is little scary :O
Doctor:it is possible
User:The surgeon mentioned it was successful!
Doctor:I see
User:Thanks for your time, doctor. I will connect again if I have any questions.. Probably I will chat from home and give you more details about the surgery by looking at the reports and discharge summary
Doctor:all right
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:take care then
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