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Preventive measure and treatment for hair loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how acn we help you
User :  
sir im having problem of hair loss
Doctor :  
ok go one
User :  
im into marketig(in Bangalore
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   How long have you had this problem?
User :  
sugest me some medicine
User :  
1.6 years
Doctor :   you will need to answer some questions first
Doctor :   your age sex How many hairs do you lose daily approximately?



Doctor :   RU there

User :  
sorry
Doctor :   pls answer the above

User :  
27years/male. daily 10 to 15 hairs losses
Doctor :  
Do you have any scalp problems- e.g. dandruff/ any infections?
Dandruff can be the cause of hair fall.

User :  
no im not having dendruff
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
Is there any particular area of the scalp that is affected? Or is it uniform thinning?
User :  
it is uniform and not in a particular area
User :  
can it be because of pollution
Doctor :  
Do you have any other health problems? Are you on any medications for any illness?
User :  
no
Doctor :   Did you try any new hair treatment methods- new dye/ cosmetics etc? before the hair fall started
User :  
no
Doctor :  
Does anyone else in your family have a similar problem of hair loss?


User :   yes my father is having same problem

Doctor :   Have you consulted a dermatologist or taken any medication/shampoos etc so far for your hair loss?
User :  
no
Doctor :  
How frequently do you wash your hair
User :  
daily once while taking bath
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Hair fall is quite often hereditary. Male pattern baldness is usually seen. Patient should see a dermatologist. Treatment is difficult and may not work.
Doctor :   A loss of 80 to 100 hairs per day is normal
User :   so is there any solution for that

Doctor :   Vitamin A supplements on diet and 5000 I.U per day is done good.
Doctor :   medications like Finasteride and Topical Minoxidil that can help you. You will require a prescription to buy this medicine
User :  
ok can i now your name and degree you possess
Doctor :   Dr. Raaj Karthieek General physician
Doctor :  
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User :  
so how to get prescription
Doctor :   you need to see the dermatologist
Doctor :  
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ru there
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