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Management of dandruff and diet to lose weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   please tell me..
User :   ok thanks for that advice will surely use and let you know how it worked on my skin and meanwhile i need to know about dandruff
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when have you had Dandruff and whata re the treatment measures that you have tried .
User :   this problem is thr from past 10 yrs and i used nizrol and in middle days i used selsun anti dandruff shampoo was bit usefull for some days but again back
User :   to old days
User :   using head & shoulders shampoo regularly and no other treatments taken for this
Doctor :   Nizoral ketoconazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent that will need to be used regularly every time you wash your hairs
Doctor :   it shall need to be applied regularly every day to start with then once you see that the Dandruff is undercontrol you shall need to make it on alternate days
Doctor :   and slowly taper it to every once in 3 days as you are comfortable with it
Doctor :   once you have applied the shampoo you need to leave it on your scalp for at least 10 min so that the Medications can get to act on your scalp
Doctor :   are you with me?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
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User :   sorry couldnt get you
User :   yah very much
Doctor :   Which portion did you not get ?
User :   i got till 10 min i have to wait and take bath
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there is nothing that i have typed after that.
User :   any other precaution i need to take and how about selsun shampoo is it good
Doctor :   leave it on your scalp for at least 10 min so that the Medications can get to act on your scalp
Doctor :   yes it is good but NIZORAL is the latest generation of the medication in use for Dandruff
Doctor :   it would not be effective if not appropriately used and hence there may be the thinking that
User :   the shampoo name is nizoral plain or any other kinds available
Doctor :   nothing is effective on my scalp so it would be good if you can use it the right way
Doctor :   only NIZORAL
User :   should use daily right
Doctor :   to start with it needs to be used daily
User :   and how about my query on applying oil ??
Doctor :   and tapered accordingly as the dandruff subsides
Doctor :   Hair oils need to be applied to the Scalp not to the Hairs as generally done and
Doctor :   If you can Massage the Scalp every time for 10 min then the Blood Circulations to the scalp increases and this even nourishes the hair and lengthens the life of the hairs
User :   and even less hair fall i think
Doctor :   ok once the Dandruff is controlled you need not have not worry the Hair fall will subside too
Doctor :   have to worry
User :   can use coconut oil or sesame oil ..
Doctor :   What have you been Using for now
User :   coconut oil
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   YOu need to continue with it and avoid switching oils as they are not helpful instead concentrate
Doctor :   on the
Doctor :   Scalp massage that will help you
Doctor :   Silica Strengthens hair and prevents hair loss. can be obtained from Seafood, rice, soybeans, green vegetables.
User :   ok can u please let me know the cream which u suggested me it is Evion right??
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   vitamin E based cream
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   yah will do it
Doctor :   Any thing else that i can help you with ?
User :   i need to know about my diet can i go on ??
Doctor :   Diet for what if you can mention ?
User :   i am bit fat and when it come to food i love all kinds of food veg and nonveg recently i cant keep my stomach empty i feel like eating more even tough i had my lunch or dinner ... sometime thinking of getting checked with sugar level
User :   did that also its normal both fasting and after food
Doctor :   ok
User :   any other info you need
Doctor :   I would suggest that you get the Blood Lipid Profile also tested
User :   ok
Doctor :   that shall need to be done on over night fasting since it has been seen that there is an overt increase in the cholesterol levels in general
Doctor :   and then you shall need to get some sort of a Diet or the fitness regimen started some thing like swimming or jogging a
Doctor :   or Cycling and these shall take care of the extra calories that you might be taking in your diet
Doctor :   regular exercise for 30-45 min every day will help you even in bringing down your calorie intake
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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