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Remedy for hair loss and dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi xxxx
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello doctor,
Doctor :   hello
User :   I have hair loss problem and dandruff also. can you help me to this.
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   26 years old
Doctor :   how long have you had this dandruff problem?
User :   since from last 4 months
Doctor :   have you tried any medication/ seen a dermatologist?
User :   no. not yet
Doctor :   about the dandruff- are the flakes small and white/ or large and brownish white
Doctor :   with little itching or a lot of itching?
User :   flakes are small and white. If I put oil regularly then it won't be there. if it becomes dry . then dandruff appears. no itching
Doctor :   any redness on your scalp?
User :   no
Doctor :   you can use selsun shampoo 2.5 %strength
Doctor :   twice a week for 2 weeks
Doctor :   that should take care of your dandruff problem
Doctor :   usually. once the dandruff is reduced, the hair fall also stops
Doctor :   Make sure the strength of the shampoo is 2.5%( because 1% is also availbale)
User :   okay...the hair looks dry. what can I do for this?
Doctor :   hoe often do you wash your hair?
Doctor :   *how
User :   once in a week. with soapnut powder
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how often do you oil your hair?
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? or poor appetite?
User :   also I have gray hairs only in the front. I am using garnier for that.oil - twice a week. I don't have any other health problem.
Doctor :   ok- for the grey hairs there is no medicine
Doctor :   you can only cover it up with garnier
User :   ok
Doctor :   for improving the texture of your hair you can take
Doctor :   cap Zevit and cap evion 200mg once daily for 15 days- dont continue
Doctor :   for more than 15 days
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no sir. Thank you very much.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.

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