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Treatment for dandruff and hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Doctor heavy dandruff and hairfall. !! i use Mintop 5% , i eat spirulina tablets , i dont use shampoos , i also use cocunut oil before i bath , regularly wash my clothes including bedsheets in Detol .
Doctor :   You seem to be taking all precautions / remedies
Doctor :   probably the hairfall is due to dandruff
User :   okay , so what is it that i should do ?
Doctor :   first of all for your hair, you need
Doctor :   to rule out the local causes like dandruff and funfgal infection
User :   i do have some itching
Doctor :   you should first use selsun 2% to remove dandruff. Wash you hair daily and then use anti dandruff every 2 days
User :   but i dont scratch
Doctor :   use a personal comb
User :   okay i take your advice . but is selsun damage your hair ?
Doctor :   no. Selsun reduces dandruff. so does other over the counter anti dandruff shampoo like Nizral
Doctor :   once you have ruled out local causes like that, then only you can see the effectiveness of Mintop 5% which reduces hair loss
User :   okay doctor !
Doctor :   ok. I hope the information helped
Doctor :   just in case you need more help,
User :   Sure .thanks a lot !! it did indeed !
Doctor :   do come back to
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