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Reasons and solution for neck pain, hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
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how can i help u
User :   hi doctor..
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please proceed with your query
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i normally get pain around my neck region
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ok
User :  
something like a cervical pain
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ok
User :  
i havent seen a doctor for it yet
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because it goes away after some time
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ok
User :  
wanted your suggestions on the reasons and the solution
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ok
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i will help u in this
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can i ask few Q
User :  
sure
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wats your age
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24
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since how many days do yu have this
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say abt a year
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ok
User :  
but it is not everyday
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once in a while
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do yu have headache in the back region
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not in the back..but temples
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ok
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do yu have any refractory error
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n also sometimes it feels like a particular nerve is hurting on the scalp
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or eye sight
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ok
User :  
what exactly is a refractory error?
Doctor :   are yu on spectales
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or near vision or far vision
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yes but only while on computer or watching TV
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the power is jus .5 and .25
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ok
User :  
but my eyes water and i get a headache if i dont use them
Doctor :   does the pain increases on bending the neck
User :  
yes
Doctor :   is the range of motion in the neck good
User :  
ya its ok
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ok
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do yu have any stiffness in the neck
User :  
just that the region becomes very stiff...so need to take a massage to calm it..but till then the pain is alot
User :  
exactly what i was saying
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ok
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do yu have nausea or vomiting at that time
User :  
no
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any blurrring of visoion or giddines
User :  
i get a headache along with it
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ok
User :  
i just assume its coz of stress from work or if i had a tiring day
Doctor :   are yu on any medications
User :  
could that be a reason?
User :  
no
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or any test or X-ray was done
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ok
User :  
no
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ok
Doctor :   does the pain radiates to hands and shoulders
User :  
to shoulders
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do yu have tingling or numbness in the fingers
User :  
no
Doctor :   ok
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as per your symtoms its just the tension in the muscles
User :   ok

Doctor :   and stiffness of the muscles
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its not related to nerves
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not to worry
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ok
User :  
thank u
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its a muscular spasms
User :  
so when it happens what is the ideal thing to do?
Doctor :   are yu frequently stressed and tensed

User :  
stress at work is there
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do yu sit properly while working in front of computer
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i try to
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ok
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a proper desk posture is very much important
User :   ok
Doctor :   to overcome neck pain
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ok
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not to put stress and strain on the eyes
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because there is nerve connection btw eyes and nerves of neck region
User :  
I had one more issue
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please proceed
User :  
this was regarding my hair
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ok
User :  
i have been facing major hairfall for the last few yrs
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i have tried alot of stuff but it has helped
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let me first advice yu regardign neck relaxation exercises and then take up hair fall
User :   sure
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is that ok
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good
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1.Raise and lower your eyebrows
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2. Open and close your jaw
Doctor :   3. Move your head side to side
Doctor :   4. Move your head side to side
Doctor :   Avoid sitting in the same position for prolonged periods of time. Take periodic five minute breaks.
Doctor :   Maintain good posture by holding your head up and keeping your shoulders back and down
Doctor :   frequent blinking in front of computer will help to reduce the strain on eyes
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apply cucumber slices over the eyes before sleep
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is that ok
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do yu have any query regardign the neck pain
User :  
ya i think that should be fine
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i will try it the next time
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if pain is more then only take
User :  
no.thank you
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Tab. Sumo 2 times a day after food
User :  
ok
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shall we proceed regarding hair fall
User :  
ya
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ok
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how many time do yu take head bath in a week
User :   2 to 3 times
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do yu have dandruff
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dandruff is according to the season
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sometimes i do alot
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n sometimes i dont
Doctor :   ok
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do yu have white flakes in the hairs
User :   no

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on scrathing any white matierials come'
User :   ya but i think that should be dandruff

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yes is dandruff
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wat shampoo do yu use
User :  
currently using Dove dry therapy
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ok
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is your hair dry less shiny
User :   when i have dandruff i use head and shoulders once a week

User :  
yes
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is the length adequate
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its very dry and frizzy
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do yu have mild baldness in front
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i had long hair..have cut it to shoulder length due to hairfall
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not in front but back
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ok
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do yu have family history of hair fall or baldness
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family history of baldness is there but only on males
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ok
Doctor :   you have 3 risk factors
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1. dandruff
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2. less nutrtion and proteins to hairs
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3. some family history
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need to over come dandruff first
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need to apply SELSUN shampoo
User :   is this some medicated shampoo?

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its a medicated shampoo
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because i avoid using too many chemicals coz of the hairfall
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but does not cause hair fall
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or any damage to hairs
User :  
ok
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need to apply 3 times in week
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ok
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for 2 weeks
User :  
ok
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and then yu can stop it
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and use less chemical containing shampoo
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wont the dandruff recur?
Doctor :   this shampoo need to be applied to the scalp region
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not more to the hairs
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live it 5 min and then rinse hair with warm water
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it will clear the dandruff totallly at once
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no recurrance
User :   ok

Doctor :   next is to give good nutrion to hair
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this is done by
Doctor :   green leafy vegetables
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like spinach, pudina, palak, and cabbage
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take more carrots, beets, and tomotoes
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almond and amla is good for hair
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ok
Doctor :   fruits - papaya, gauva, apple is good
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take Tab. Biotin forte
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once daily in the nite for 1 month
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this tablet will imporve the lenght and shinness
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its a hair protien tablet
User :   ok
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avoid hair dyes
User :  
any side effects
Doctor :   no side effects
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its contains vitamins and protiens
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only
User :   ok

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avoid hair conditioners
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is that ok
User :   but doesnt hair conditioners help to nourish the hair

User :  
i have in fact just started conditioning my hair regularly because the quality had got really bad
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no they make the hair less strong
Doctor :   frequent use to be avoided
User :   ok. what should the usage be like?

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how many times in a week do yu use
User :  
everytime i wash my hair
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ok
User :  
also my hair has started greying now
Doctor :   ok
User :  
this has started since i shifted to bangalore about 4 months ago
Doctor :   use on alternate days
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ok
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which is your native
User :  

User :  
but i have been out for 6 yrs now
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ok
User :  
greying started
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its maily due to water effect and climatic
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changes
User :   anything i can do to avoid it?

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do yu prefer coloring agents
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but
User :   no

User :  
i do not use it
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its good
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not to use
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stick to the medications and care for the hair
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i have advised
User :   ok

Doctor :  
please fill the feed back form
Doctor :   Is there any thing i can help with u
User :  
i used to take some homeopathy earlier
User :  
can u suggest some homeopathy doctor in bangalore
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i am sorry swathi we are allopathic doctors
User :  
ok no problem
Doctor :  
we dont i have a good knowledge
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about them
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but i will send a mail to your email id
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regarding good allopathic doctors
User :  
ok. thank u
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have yu filled the feed back from
User :   yes i did..
User :  
thank u for ur help
User :  
i will try them
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ok
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take care bye for now Good nite
User :  
good nite
Doctor :  
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