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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hello....
Doctor :   please proceed Ankur
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   I have Skin Patches on my face.....some sort of Fungal Infection on the skin
Doctor :   ok
User :   Age 28, Male, Married,80,5'9",Yes
Doctor :   are they Light or Dark colored and is there any discharge or itching from there since
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you answer me now
User :   no see the patches are like there is no growth of beard in those places
Doctor :   Which Are the areas involved ?
User :   they are not color one's ...but the infection has made some spots where there is no growth of the beard....they are there just on the face some 3 to 4 small patches where is no hair...
Doctor :   When was it that you had this infection and did you take any treatment for the same
User :   more than 8 months back....took some allopatheic and homeopathic medicine but of no use...problem still persists

Doctor :   You still have the Fungal infection going on
User :   yes
Doctor :   What was the Diagnosis of the Doctor as to what kind of Fungal infection was it
User :   he said the usual fungal infection he said that its a common problem ......where is fungus has eaten the roots of the hair at some places on the face so the patches have been formed.

Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   that is one possibility that if the
Doctor :   Fungus has affected the roots then it will
Doctor :   not be possible to get that back
Doctor :   alternatively there can be the procedure that called HAIR Transplant that can be done and that will regenerate the hairs in that area..
User :   no he said that the roots are still there they have not completely gone...

Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   then you can try and regenerate it with medications like.
Doctor :   Medications
User :   can u let me know the medicine names

Doctor :   there are soem drugs like Minoxidil and finasteride
Doctor :   btu they are importantly prescribed
Doctor :   by the doctor
Doctor :   and the pharmacist will give you only on prescription
User :   ok

Doctor :   anything else you need

User :   thanks for all the help and guidance
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