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Reasons for hair loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how may i help oyu
User :   hi
User :   I have problem with my hair
User :   can I share with you?
Doctor :   ok please tell me more
Doctor :   please do
User :   I have long hair but it is dry and it is falling tomuch now a days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ;
User :   my age is 22
User :   working as xxxx
User :   my office is in xxxx
Doctor :   ok since how long has this problem troubled you
User :   back 9-10 months
Doctor :   have you seen a doctor
User :   no
Doctor :   for the same
User :   I am afraid that it may increase
Doctor :   ok do you have hair loss in general or at specific times
User :   in general
User :   almost all the time I comb my hair
Doctor :   well you dont need to panic as of now
User :   ok
User :   please help me
Doctor :   for some hair fall is a common and natural occurance
Doctor :   have you had any blood tests for the same
User :   no
Doctor :   are they related or do they increase
Doctor :   during periods
Doctor :   have you had a thyroid profile done
Doctor :   any time
User :   no
Doctor :   so i would suggest you to get one
User :   no i never had a tyroid problem
Doctor :   hypothyroidism is one of the common cause at youtr age
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how ever you must see your dermatologist if you feel the hair loss is trobling you
Doctor :   do you keep them clean or do you travel a lot
Doctor :   exposing them to the air around
User :   i keep them clean
Doctor :   ok
User :   and oil them at the correct time
Doctor :   do you have them fall at will or only while you brush them
User :   i do travelling and exposethem to the air around
Doctor :   well suggest you to scarf your head while u travel
Doctor :   some hair loss is natural
User :   ok
Doctor :   and normal to
Doctor :   if you still feel you need help ssee the dermatologist
User :   but there was tomuch hair my sclap can be seen
Doctor :   suggest you to get the thyroid profile done
Doctor :   since the loss seems to be gr8
Doctor :   and see the dermatologsit
Doctor :   also the gynaecologist
Doctor :   are you on any meedications
User :   no
Doctor :   so are having any in\ections of scalp
Doctor :   are u lactating
User :   what is lactating mean
Doctor :   breast feeding
User :   I not married
Doctor :   sorry to put that question
User :   thats all right
Doctor :   did you suffer from any recent illnes
User :   no
User :   i dont have any illness
Doctor :   may be fever or general malaise
User :   and dont have any problem
Doctor :   ok what is the nature of your wpor
Doctor :   work
User :   I will suffer from severe stomouch pain during first day of periods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since the start or is it a recent occurance
User :   from five years
User :   may be five to six years
Doctor :   are you on medications for it
User :   not right now
User :   i had some time
User :   before some years
Doctor :   can oyu tell me what you were on
User :   I think 2 years before i had some tablets for that
User :   from one of the gynocologist
User :   and then i went to some other docter she told that
Doctor :   ok so it has not stoped what medcin were they broadly if you could tell me
User :   I should not eat tablets in those days it may effect in the future so i stop
User :   the name of tablet was Rofiz 50mg
Doctor :   well could suggest you OCP's for a period of 3cosecutive periods which will give you relief
User :   is it a tablem
User :   sorry tablet
User :   are u sure it will not effect any other ways
Doctor :   yes they are oral contraceptive pills they help to r
Doctor :   regularize the hormonal state during your periods
Doctor :   which will improve your pain
Doctor :   you can take them
User :   when i should take them
User :   before the period date
User :   or on the date of pain
Doctor :   start from the 1st day following yuor periods
User :   and how many days i should take
Doctor :   after your periods
Doctor :   it comes as a strip for one whole month
Doctor :   so you need to continue it for 3 months
User :   i can start from today
Doctor :   start from the 1st day after your periods has stopped
User :   ok thank you for the information doctor and it would have been g8 if u could have given the information regarding the hair loss solution also
User :   to day is the third day
Doctor :   is there some thing more you would want
Doctor :   reg the hair fall see the dermatologist
Doctor :   atround 80=100 hair fall per day is normal
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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