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Severe hair fall and dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi sir
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   sir i m having dandruff a lot
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User :   its not me but my sister is suffering with this pblm from 1year
User :   due to tat she is suffering from severe hair fall
Doctor :   ok Controlling Dandruff is the most important thing in controlling the Hair fall
User :   her age is 15 female
User :   she is studying inter first year now
User :   are u there sir
Doctor :   Simple dry skin the kind you get in winter when the air is cold and rooms are overheated is by far the most common cause of itchy, flaking skin.
User :   can u suggest any solution to controll dandruff
Doctor :   Seborrheic dermatitis. a frequent cause of dandruff, is marked by red, greasy skin covered with flaky white or yellow scales.
Doctor :   Ketoconazole shampoos (Nizoral). The newest addition to the dandruff ketoconazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent that work when other shampoos fail. It's available over-the-counter
Doctor :   Initially it needs to be used for at least 2-3 days a week and later it can be used 2 times a week
Doctor :   Well alternate day would be best to start with
User :   how much quantity used
Doctor :   Alternate days Shampooing of hairs with NIZORAL
Doctor :   if the Dnadruff is significant large the do it for at least every day
User :   k sir thanks for ur suggestion
Doctor :   Stress affects your overall health, making you susceptible to a number of conditions and diseases. It can even help trigger dandruff or exacerbate existing symptoms.
User :   is surely works?
Doctor :   Yes it will definitely work but needs to be used for at least 3 months regularly with out fail
Doctor :   Hair sprays, styling gels, mousses and hair waxes can all build up on your hair and scalp, making them oilier. and hence need to be avoided
User :   k sir we will check out tat and give u the response after the usage
Doctor :   A diet that provides enough zinc, B vitamins and essential fatty acid may help prevent dandruff.
Doctor :   Sur do
Doctor :   You are welcome Bye for now
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Doctor :   Is there any further Information that you might need ?
User :   ya sir can u suggest the diet to be followed inorder to reduce dandruff
User :   sir r u there
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You can take Multivitamin supplements for the the Vitamin Loss and For
Doctor :   Well i would suggest you to take Becosules Z one in the after noon after food regularly for 3 months
Doctor :   Walnuts and Almonds, Dark Green Leafy Vegetables, Olive Oil and Flaxseed Oil, Whole Grain Foods,
Doctor :   Are rich in essential fatty acids
User :   sir a dobt
Doctor :   Lean Meats and Eggs, are also good sources
User :   doubt
Doctor :   please tell me
User :   Is it dangerous in applying oil to hair when it affected with dandruff
User :   ?
Doctor :   No it will only worsen it not Dangerous though
User :   so whats ur suggestion whether we can apply oil or not?
Doctor :   But there are 2 different schools of thought for that and nothing is clear yet
Doctor :   if your regularly shampooing then your scalp will tend to be dry so i would suggest that you can go ahead and apply the regular
Doctor :   Hair oil the Coconut or Mustard as according to your Family rituals
User :   we r using the coconut oil sir
Doctor :   Please go ahead and apply it
Doctor :   to the scalp in particular
User :   some r saying that we should not apply oil
User :   it will increase the dandruff strength
Doctor :   No there is nothing like that what it will do instead is that due to the oil the Bacteria causing to grow no not at all
User :   thanks sir
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   i really appreciate u for ur suggestions
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   sir
Doctor :   Please tell me
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Doctor :   Bye for now
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