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Severe dandruff , weight gain problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi good Morning Doctor
User :   I have 2 queries
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   Please tell me Sagar ...
User :   first thing is I was suffering with heavy dandruff issue, I tried Nizoral,Selsun..still no use..dandruff comes out as flakes..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Shall I give u the above said details
Doctor :   yes
User :   Gender: Male Age: 29 marital Status: Single Dependants: 3 height 175 cm Weight: 82 Kgs
Doctor :   For how many years have you had Dandruff and what has been the duration of treatment with Nizral or Selsun with the dosage and the method of use
User :   Ihave used nizoral for 3 continous months..taking headbathe thrice a week..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Currently I am using Garnier anti dandruff shampoo
Doctor :   Haas that yielded results yet ]
User :   point to mention..there is no itching at all
Doctor :   Shampoo the hair vigorously and frequently (preferably daily). Loosen scales with the fingers, scrub for at least 5 minutes, and then rinse your hairs this is the way you needed to have done it
User :   it seems to be ok as long as i use the shampoo..again if I leave anti dandruff shampoo and shift to conditioner it starts again..
Doctor :   and also have you consulted the dermatologist in this regard since it may not be dandruff at all in the first place and might alternatively be a
User :   ok then I will try this out..
Doctor :   Scalp fungal infection or
Doctor :   yes it shall be the order of the day you need to continue using the Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
User :   upon dermatologist prescription i followed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Were there any oral medications that were advised apart from the shampoo
User :   ok then can i use garnier anti dandruff shampoo
User :   no oral medications cited to me
Doctor :   if not please get to him again since they are essential in your case to supplement the shampooing with oral medications too
User :   currently I am in pune..i cant go back o him..
Doctor :   Yes you need to Stick to one Shampoo only and if the product that you have mentioned is suited you and you feel better then stick to it
User :   ok, can you suggest me any oral medications
Doctor :   Yes i am asking you to get back to him only since he will have a better idea about your condition and hence shall know what needs to be done next
Doctor :   It needs to be given after examination only
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User :   ok, can u suggest me any doctor
Doctor :   If you get to another doctor he shall try the same thing over again and that will not yield results skin related conditions will take time and your patience will be the key
Doctor :   we do not have the details of the doctors in Pune
User :   ok thats fine can i go ahead with another question
Doctor :   sure
User :   last year I gained weight around 10 kgs, when consulted doctor, after examination and some tests determined that I have a hyperthyroid and since then i am using Thyroxin 100 mcg
User :   issue is the weight is not getting controlled and my face went puffy round
Doctor :   Have you got the thyroid profile done recently and if so what are the values
Doctor :   since if you have not supplemented the thyroid levels then there will not be any improvement in symptoms
User :   last year I had around 48 count
Doctor :   Did not get that
User :   that means I need to get check in 6 months duration
Doctor :   Yes and if your symptoms are not under check you need to do it ever 3 months
User :   I am sorry i meant the thyroid level, I do not find it handy..
Doctor :   ok
User :   then what more further investigations should be done in case of puffy face
Doctor :   Renal parameters since raised serum creatinine and Blood urea levels also lead to this puffy ness of face
User :   is this something related to diabetes
Doctor :   Well the best would be to get your self examined by the internal medicine doctors and based on his examinetion findings he shall
Doctor :   suggest you what needs to be done
User :   please tell me how should i communicate the things and to which specilization doctor I should consult
Doctor :   Internal medicine Doctor will be the first doctor that you need to consult
Doctor :   and based on the findings that he has he shall suggest you the specialist
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