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Scalp psoriasis causing dandruff and hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   how can we stop dandruff and hair falling
Doctor :   Ok.
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User :   24 software prof. hyd single 68 174 no
User :   actually let me explain what all treatments i have ungone
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Syre
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   Please go ahead.
User :   ok thanks
User :   under the guidance of a dermatologist
User :   i ahve taken the following medicines
Doctor :   Ok
User :   prohair, mintop
User :   some protein enriching medicines
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i have used homeo too
Doctor :   Is there any rash on your head.
User :   but still not yet controlled
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   just dandruff
Doctor :   where is the hair fall more present? which part of the head?
User :   i think its uniform
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but more from the part
Doctor :   Is there any baldness?
User :   no
User :   but more from the shaping of hair
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Has the dandruff subsided? Have you been taking any medcines for the dandruff?
User :   no
User :   its still there im not able to control
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   What medicines have you used for dandruff?
User :   i have used selsun, nizral blue , nizral pink
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any falling of flakes or scales when you comb or scratch your hair?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any rash or scaling anywhere else on the body?
User :   it starts day after the head bath'
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any rash or scaling anywhere else on the body?
User :   no rash and scaling on body
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any itching, burning or soreness in your scalp?
User :   very light itching
Doctor :   Any redness on the scalp?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you used oral antibiotics for this?
Doctor :   any oral drugs?
User :   i didnt get u sir
Doctor :   Did you use any medicines to be taken by mouth for this condition?
User :   one more thing if i rub continnously some times blood come out of scalp
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   yes
User :   i have taken prohair
Doctor :   There is a condition called scalp psoriasis
User :   ok
Doctor :   In this condition, there are many of the symptoms that you have mentioned
Doctor :   Like flakes, itching, losing hair all over and bleeding.
User :   ok
Doctor :   This condition is very resistant to treatment
User :   bleeding only when we rub continously
User :   ok
Doctor :   and reduces very slowly over a long period of time
User :   ok
Doctor :   Light therapy may be sometimes required
User :   ok
Doctor :   That condition needs to be excluded in you
User :   ok
Doctor :   You need to hence consult a dermatologist once again for this.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Only by physically examining you can a diagnosis be made.
Doctor :   I suggest that you continue with the dandruff shampoos
User :   but my frnd told me to go to a tricologist
Doctor :   wash your hair as regularly as possible.
User :   ok
User :   is this correct sir
Doctor :   A dermatologist or trichologist both can help you
User :   ok
User :   will there be regrowth in hair
Doctor :   Further hair loss can be prevented with appropriate treatment.
Doctor :   As for new hair growth, that is slow to occur.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take a high protein diet as usual
User :   ok
Doctor :   continue with whatever medicines you are using
Doctor :   and go for a check up with a dermatologist ot trichologist.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   can i know ur name plz
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i will consult and let u know
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Sure
User :   ok
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User :   byeee
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