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My problem is hair loss. Possible cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXX
Doctor:You can type your medical query here
User:Hello Dr XXXXXX - my problem is hair loss.
Doctor:Can you describe in detail?
Doctor:when did the hair loss start? at what age?
Doctor:Do you have dandruff or infection of scalp that increases hair loss?
User:since last 2 years - @ at the age of 26. Its genetic as well
User:i use anti dandruff shampoo all regular basis
User:To the best of my knowledge no infection as such\
Doctor:Hereditary reasons for hair loss are common
Doctor:If a person loses more than 80 to 100 hair a day there needs to be a good reason
Doctor:behind it
Doctor:It is common to lose some hair as a part of growth cycle of the hair
Doctor:Hair under telogen phase tend to fall off the scalp
User:its for sure more 80 to 100 hairs
Doctor:So you can try to reduce the hair fall
Doctor:by following these:
Doctor:1) Consume root vegetables as they contain silica
Doctor:2) Vitamin A and E help in reducing the hair fall. XXXXXXX leafy vegetables are good
Doctor:3) BIOTIN is a vitamin that is generally prescribed by the doctors
Doctor:I suggest Tab BIOTIN FORTE, 10mg, three times a day, after meal for 3 months
Doctor:4) You can instead use ANAPHASE Shampoo for your regular use
Doctor:Apart, these general measures are beneficial
User:Also i have recently started applying a ayruvedic oil as wel. Does it helps?
Doctor:I am not sure about the oils if they help. There is unscrupulous advertisement who tend to make money for sensitive and cosmetic problems
Doctor:Do not go out with wet hair
Doctor:Scalp hygiene is important
User:not really
Doctor:Wash the hair atleast twice a weeek
Doctor:Do not use shampoos which are not good for hair
Doctor:PH balanced ones should be considered
User:sure Dr.XXXXXXX
Doctor:for oil hair, for dry hair etc should
Doctor:be considered
Doctor:Get your dandruff treated completely otherwise all your efforts may go waste
User:thanks Dr. for your time and suggestions.
Doctor:Trimming the hair regularly is suggested by doctors for diff reasons
Doctor:Do you have any further queries
User:yes . no thanks Dr. Will follow as per your suggestions
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me here. Bye for now
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