Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
134 Doctors are Online

Treatment for hairfall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Average Posted in: Hair Loss
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   actually i am having hairfall problem
Doctor :  
ok
User :   so pls tell me some treatment to get out of it
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
User :   pls
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender, location and occupation
User :   noida
User :   23
User :   female
Doctor :  
since when are you having this problem of hairfall?
User :   service
Doctor :  
approximately how many hairs do you loose per day?
User :   from last 1 year
User :   there is a bunch of hairs
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
as per dermatologists, loosing 50-100 hairs per day is considered normal
User :   but i loose more hair
Doctor :  
this gets replaced with normal hairgrowth
Doctor :  
the treatment of hairfall will involve two three dimensional approach
Doctor :  
1. to find cause for it, and treat the cause
Doctor :  
2. follow simple steps to prevent further fall.
User :   actually i a m having rough hair also
Doctor :  
3. good diet
User :   ok
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and
Doctor :  
so coming to first step of finding out the cause
User :   what that can be
Doctor :  
do you have dry scalp? or dandruff?
Doctor :  
do you have any infections in scalp?
User :   may be i never noticed
Doctor :  
are there any boils or bumps appearing in head?
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :  
if there is anything like dandruff, dry scalp or any other scalp infections, first they need to be treated
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can follow these simple measures to prevent hair breakage and hair fall
User :   ok
Doctor :  
1. avoid pulling back your hair in tight bands or head wear
User :   ok
Doctor :  
2. when using helment use a soft colth to cover hair first
User :   ok
Doctor :  
3. wash off sweat form hair if you tend to sweat more
User :   ok
Doctor :  
4. avoid direct sun on hair, cover using light soft cotton cloths
User :   ok
Doctor :  
5. use a good brand shampoo and conditioner for soft hair
Doctor :  
and rememmber to wash both completely
User :   i was thinking of having vitamin tablets of amway. willthat work
Doctor :  
as leaving the product in hair will cause more damage than harm
Doctor :  
yes i will come to that in the third approach to hairfall, let me first complete this
User :   pls
Doctor :  
6. oil your hair regularly atleast two time a week using a good oil, you can use combination of sesame, castor and almond oil
Doctor :  
use gentle but firm movements to massage the oil, this will improve circulation in scalp and promote hair growth
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :  
7. Avoid using hard water to wash hair, it will tend to make it rough and dry by damaging the cuticle of hair
User :   ok
Doctor :  
8. use wide tooth comb to comb hair, to detangle hairs
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and avoid combing very wet hairs, as follicles come out /get pulled easily in wet scalp
Doctor :  
dry your hair a little before proceeding to detangling
Doctor :  
8. use a wide round bodied hair brush to brush your hair twice a day, it will improve circulation and tone
User :   ok
Doctor :  
have you followed what i have said?
Doctor :  
coming to diet: you can incorporate a lot of high protein foods and milk and dairy products
Doctor :  
having a lot of salad also helps in getting lustre to your hair
Doctor :  
are you there?
Doctor :  
have followed what i have said?
Doctor :  
in case doubts please get back to me
Doctor :  
are you there?
User :   sorry
User :   plz suggest some kind of medicine of amway
Doctor :  
i am sorry, we don't deal with amway products
User :   i used to take daily medicine of amway
User :   ok
User :   anyway thanks
Doctor :  
did you get benefitted with them?
Doctor :  
for what symptoms you took those medicines?
Doctor :  
incorporating vit E in diet also helps
Doctor :  
you can take Vit E, C and A suplements
User :   ok
Doctor :  
is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor