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Low hemoglobin level and hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi xxxx
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i hav bad hair fall
User :   hav been to a doctor
User :   said m anemic
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   hav been takin dexyorange
User :   21
Doctor :   ok..
User :   he asked me to use mintop which really helped
Doctor :   what was your Hemoglobin level?
Doctor :   ok
User :   used it bout 5months back for 2months
User :   level is 8
Doctor :   ok
User :   wanted to kno if i can use mintop again
User :   as it helped
Doctor :   what is your level now?
Doctor :   hemoglobin?
User :   stil 8..hasnt changed
Doctor :   You can use mintop again
Doctor :   but that should not be your priority now
User :   der s no harm usin it?
User :   i hav been eatin well includin date syrup n honey in my diet
Doctor :   Your priority should be your low hemoglobin'
Doctor :   How long have you been using dexorange?
User :   for a month now...but i miss it sometimes..not so regural
Doctor :xxxx, with a hemoglobin level of 8, you need to get to a hospital for a thorough check up
User :   long back i was advised to take caesera n iron tablet wen i went to d hair specialist
Doctor :   Please don't worry about your hair fall now,
Doctor :   As your hemoglobin is 8- it is very important for you to get a thorough check up done
User :   thorough check up of wot?
Doctor :   the cause for your low hemoglobin
Doctor :   poor nourishment can also cause hair fall
User :   i eat really well..
User :   hav all my meals..
User :   make sure its healthy
User :   hav milk n lots of water n fruits
Doctor :   when was the last time you go your hemoglobin checked?
User :   december..
Doctor :   *got
Doctor :   but please take the issue of your low hemoglobin seriously-
Doctor :   what test have you got done?
Doctor :   other tests?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   sorry
User :   haemoglobin, thyroid n one more..
User :   not sure which one was dat..
Doctor :   xxxx you need to get more tests done
Doctor :   to find out the cause of the amemia
Doctor :   you need to get a peripheral smear done as well
User :   can you please lemme kno wot exactly that is
Doctor :   It is a blood test- in which
Doctor :   the type of anemia can be diagnosed
User :   k
User :   so aft that i can get treated for dat
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   your blood is spread on a galss slide and examined under a microscope to see your RBC's etc
Doctor :   It is better you see a physicain
User :   do they do this test everywhere?
Doctor :   your hair fall should automatically get alright once the anemia is corrected
Doctor :   It is better you go to a good hospital and see a physician first- who will after examining you decide
Doctor :   if anything else is needed/ has to be repeated
User :   k..nothing..
User :   thank u so much :)
Doctor :   you are welocme
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nothing...thank u
Doctor :   thank you for consulting us; bye for now
User :   bye
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