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Itching on the scalp and hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   Can I know whom am I consulting to
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXX
User :   Hello Dr XXXX
User :   I face the problem of Itching on my scalp and hair fall
Doctor :   ok
User :   am using Nizoral Active ingr concentration 1%
User :   but the problem is still persisting
Doctor :   How many times are you using
User :   as indicated, i used twice a week for the first 4 weeks
User :   and now using once a week
Doctor :   why did you reduce the frequency
User :   that is what is given in the instructions
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many weeks
Doctor :   you started
User :   5 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you using the personal comb
User :   yes
Doctor :   Doyou have itching and flakes
User :   not much of flakes
User :   but lot of itching
Doctor :   Ok try this way for two weeks
Doctor :   Everyday wash your hair with warm watger
Doctor :   not hot
Doctor :   and shampoo it alternate day
User :   i am already doing it
Doctor :   Use personal comb every day cleaned
Doctor :   you said you are doing once a w3eek
User :   oh yes that i will make a change
User :   i will use it twice a week
Doctor :   use it thrice a week
User :   ok
Doctor :   and dont put your hands in the scalp except while bathing
Doctor :   Put your comb if it itches
User :   ok
Doctor :   clean it regularly
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do up a moisturiser
Doctor :   after the hair wash with the anti dandruff shampoo
User :   ok
User :   u said i have to wash daily with warm water
Doctor :   if you dont find difference in 2 or 3 weeks
Doctor :   see a doctor
User :   which doctor ?
Doctor :   I sincerely say that hair hygiene is most imp[
Doctor :   Dermatologist /Trichologist
User :   u said i have to wash daily and shampoo alternate days
User :   when i dont shampoo, do i have to use any think else
User :   any thing* else
Doctor :   no
User :   just clean with warm water
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   bye
User :   thanks
User :   bye
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