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Suggest the treatment for hair loss. Could I contact the dermatologist? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Aug-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:sir I am looking for a Dermatologist
User:facing too much of hair loss
Doctor:I am General Physician; I can help you within my expertise.
Doctor:Can you explain further?
Doctor:Since when are you having hair fall problem?
User:since 4 yrs
Doctor:And approximately how many hairs do you lose in a day?
User:have changed too many places and food habits
User:around 50
Doctor:Have you seen any doctor/tried any treatment?
User:was trying Dr. Shah from Richfeel
User:but not much help
Doctor:What treatment was suggested?
Doctor:Are you still on that treatment?
User:was given medication
Doctor:Do you have any other medical problems such as diabetes/high blood pressure/thyroid problems?
User:no nothing
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Hair fall is a condition where the cause is multifactorial. We need to identify the causes individually and treat it.
Doctor:Hence it is important to see a doctor and know the cause.
Doctor:Since you already met a doctor, try verifying from them or by the treatment suggested to understand the cause.
Doctor:Apart from this, few measures that I suggest are:
Doctor:1. Tab. Biotin forte one tablet a day for 2-3 months.
Doctor:2. Antifungal treatment using good antidandruff shampoo - you can use nizoral shampoo thrice a week for 2-3 months.
Doctor:3. Take healthy food - root vegetables such as potato, beetroot, turnip, radish, carrot, ginger are good for hair issues.
Doctor:4. Involve in physical exercise regularly.
Doctor:5. Sleep regularly for 6-8 hours.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:I will try the above measures
User:I used to apply lot of hair oils
User:now i dont
User:do you suggest me to use any hair oil
User:or shampoo thrise a week is enough
Doctor:You can continue using natural hair oils along with shampooing...
User:post or pre bath
Doctor:That doesn't matter.
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:will try the above measures
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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