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Prevention of male baldness and treatment options - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I helpyou
User :   i have hair fall .. i like to have suggessions on that
Doctor :   Since when are you having it and approximately how many hairs do fall each day
Doctor :   Do you have any Dandruff too or any Scalp infections
User :   i am having for past 1 year... and hair fall is more than normal ... and my scalp is lightly visible
Doctor :   Which are the areas that you are loosing your hairs ?
User :   in the top
Doctor :   Approximately 80-100 Hair fall per day is normal .
User :   my father and my family is bald headed ...
User :   so they say it is continuing to me as well...
Doctor :   Yes it could most likely be the cause and then you might be having the Male pattern Baldness too like the Front and the Sides
Doctor :   In either case it could be
Doctor :   MALE pattern Baldness and the Treatment would not be the Medical measures but more so the Intervention once
User :   is there any way of preventing it .. .
Doctor :   Have you consulted the Trichologist yet for the Examination
User :   no not yet...
Doctor :   Since it could be that you might be having Weak Hairs that might be the cause too.
Doctor :   Pull test. several dozen hairs are gently pulled to see how many come out.
Doctor :   determine the stage of the shedding process and can help diagnose or rule out telogen effluvium.
Doctor :   Skin scrapings to rule out infection is causing hair loss.
Doctor :   These will be the First set of tests that might be needed to see what has been the cause along with the Androgen levels
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   can u suggest a trichologist ? i do not know any trichologist and i am hearing this department for first time ...
User :   yes i am reading ur comments...
Doctor :   It is a Branch in Dermatology and specialization in Hairs initself
Doctor :   Please confirm these
Doctor :   Which area are you in
User :   yes,, i am near to
Doctor :   Sure One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
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User :   yes done ...
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thanks for ur help... its great chating with u ....
Doctor :   You are Welcome.
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