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Problem of dry skin and hair greying. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doc
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well firstly with regard to my skin: Ihave extremely dry skin and none of the moisturisers are of any help to me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   also my facial skin is sensitive
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any medical problems u have
User :   age: 29, female, HR professional, married no dependants
User :   no medical problems
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m currently in
Doctor :   how long u had this skin problem
Doctor :   how many times a day you wash ur face?
User :   this has been a problem since years
Doctor :   do u drink too much coffee or tea?
Doctor :   r u there
User :   i wash my face twice a day, earlier i used to wash more than twice but i read that people with dry skin shouldnt wash several times because that leads to loss of moisture in the skin
Doctor :   yes
User :   i drink 2 cups of tea a day
Doctor :   u need to be gentle on ur skin
Doctor :   always use gentle face wash
User :   ok
Doctor :   which his soap free
User :   ok
Doctor :   since u happen to work long hours
Doctor :   in front of monitor
Doctor :   u need to drink lot of fluids to keep ur body cool
Doctor :   i mean skin as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   if not it will get dehyrated
Doctor :   make it a point to drink fruit juice
Doctor :   instead of coffee or tea
Doctor :   do u smoke?
User :   no i dont smoke
User :   nor drink alcohol
Doctor :   good
User :   i sleep for around 8 hours
Doctor :   drink apple milk shake or juice everyday
User :   and I am the types who takes alot of care of the skin
Doctor :   that will give a glowing skin
User :   ok
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   we need to see
Doctor :   there are certain medical conditions which causes dry skin
Doctor :   like hypothyodism
User :   ok
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   if the problem persist u can consult dermatalogist
User :   well i had consulted a doc long back and i was suggested to use Emolene and Zoflut
Doctor :   so what cream ur using as of now
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had been using these creams regularly
Doctor :   which one
User :   the ones i have mentioned above - Emolene and Zoflut
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Ponds Moisturising Lotion
Doctor :   this is good product
Doctor :   try this for one month
User :   however recently when I consulted another doc she advised to stop these as zoflut contains steroid
Doctor :   if uthe problem persists u can consult dermatalogist
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   dont use any steriod product
Doctor :   thats not good in long run
Doctor :   any doubts?
Doctor :   use gentle face wash like
User :   yes but has happened is my skin has got induced to these products and if i dont use them for more tham 5 days i develop rashes
Doctor :   garnier gentle face wash
Doctor :   ok
User :   anyways i have stopped using these products now
Doctor :   cheer up
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   ok
Doctor :   many people have this dry skin
Doctor :   dont think too much of it
Doctor :   use the ponds cream i mentioned
User :   ok i ll try that
Doctor :   if u the problem persists
Doctor :   u can consult dermatalogist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   i was trying johnson and johnson lotion
Doctor :   u can continue that
Doctor :   or stop it for awhile
Doctor :   and try this
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok thats it for now
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   yes
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   my hair is greying
Doctor :   stop worrying
Doctor :   also there must be lack of iron
User :   and the doc has advised to take multivitamin tablets
Doctor :   that might be reason
Doctor :   eat diet rich in iron and multivitamins
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   continue that tablet
Doctor :   also have dates
User :   ok
Doctor :   u get this liondates which is good in iron
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   greens
Doctor :   milk
User :   so i need to eat those everyday
Doctor :   egg
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   beetroot
Doctor :   and carrot
User :   ok
Doctor :   natural way of getting all this is good for health
Doctor :   so consuming this will be a better idea
User :   ok
Doctor :   than taking in form of tablets
Doctor :   join yoga
Doctor :   to de stress
Doctor :   urself
User :   i have joined the gym recently
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   For very good information on hairfall I recommend you to this website
User :   alright
Doctor :   anything else u want to know
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Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
Doctor :   keep smiling
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye
User :   have a good day
Doctor :   u too
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