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Is it normal to have hair fall problem after pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Dec-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i am having a hair fall
User:i delivered twins in XXXXXXX 2013 after that i had a tremendous hair fall
User:can u suggest some remedy
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Approximately how many hair do you loose in a day?
User:i am 40
User:my scalp is seen mainly crown
User:in the crown area
Doctor:Approximately how many hair do you loose in a day?
User:may around 50 or 60
Doctor:May I know your if current height and weight. I would also like to know if your cycles are regular>
Doctor:These questions are relevant to
Doctor:understand your problem and give you the right suggestions.
Doctor:So please do not mind answering the.
User:5.2 height
User:65 weight
User:irregular cycles once in 2 or 3 months
Doctor:Have the periods been irregular since the beginning or have the become irregular now?
Doctor:Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure or thyroid problems?
User:it was iregular from the age of 35
User:no i dont have any illeness
Doctor:Thanks for providing these information.
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:At the outset, hair fall under 100 is not considered medically significant.
Doctor:It is quite normal to loose less than 100 hair in a day.
Doctor:However as you notice thinning and hair line recession
Doctor:you can do a few things to improve that.
Doctor:That being said, you should understand the hair fall probably may have worsened due to hormonal disturbance.
Doctor:Menstrual hormones that get disturbed as women inch towards menopause could be the cause.
Doctor:Other cause could be thyroid disorder, anemia or stress or lack of sufficient food.
Doctor:Are you following?
User:oh ok
User:Thank U doctor
Doctor:I believe I haven't given my full recommendations to you.
Doctor:If you are busy, you can come back to chat with me once you are free.
User:Sure doctor i will come and chat with you.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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