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What is the treatment for hair fall? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 17-Jan-2014
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User:Hello this is XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help?
User:I Have a Query regarding hair Loss Can u please help me?
Doctor:Please go ahead with your query
User:I have been Using certain Professional Hair gels like L'Oreal and Park Avenue for the past 3 months, I feel am Loosing my hairs gradually after using these products
Doctor:Yes it is possible
Doctor:The hair may shed just because of mechanical friction
Doctor:It they may shed because of chemicals
User:I have heard Hair gels which are chemical free and natural promotes hair growth and maintains it as well. So Can u Plz Suggest me an Hair gel Product which is chemical free and does not cause any harm to hair if applied and also help in setting my hair style..
Doctor:Even natural products may have herbs
Doctor:ok give me a min
User:yes take your time
User:Hello Dr Are u there?
Doctor:I could not find any product that will meet your requirements
Doctor:All gels will cause friction among hair
Doctor:It is hard to find a low chemical gel
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Any gel if u know that can be an herbal one or an ayurvedic gel also should be fine
Doctor:In ayurveda only oils are available
User:Any herbal gel?
Doctor:There is one aloe vera gel, but I would not recommend for in hair loss
Doctor:Mostly you need to rely on oils for styling
User:I would be ok if u can suggest me a gel which does not grow my hair or gie any benefits,but it should be a gel which should not cause hair loss
Doctor:Maybe you can try tressamme
User:Is that a gel?
Doctor:Yes there are gels available by this company
User:ok are u sure this will not cause any damage for my hair or scalp ?
Doctor:It is a multinational compnay
Doctor:But still the product needs to be tried before commentinmg
Doctor:These products usually do not have backup of research
Doctor:But I feel that they have relatively safer chemicals
User:ok i understand. What about an aloe vera gel that you Know about Dr?
Doctor:That is the only option in herbal
Doctor:But I will not recommend if you have hair loss
Doctor:It is meant for sensitive scalp, but may deteriorate hair loss
Doctor:Do you have any question?
User:Ok all that i would request you is to suggest me a gel that can cause no damage. I have heard about aloe vera gels as well but am not sure about those,If u can please suggest me any gel either herbal or any aloe vera gel?
User:Are you there?
Doctor:I found one XXXXXXX hair health gel
User:Can you please name it?
Doctor:That is the name
Doctor:It is meant for hair fall
Doctor:But I personally feel that hair styling gels should be avoided if one has hair fall
User:It should be fine as long as i can style my hairs without any harm.
Doctor:Just gel your hair away from scalp
Doctor:Only on the tips
User:ok so which gel would u suggest
Doctor:I think first you may try either tressame or XXXXXXX
Doctor:Tressamme is non-herbal that is why I like it more
User:Ok any idea about Aloe vera gel which u earlier told me?
Doctor:I would ask you to avoid it
Doctor:It is not worth even a try
Doctor:It temporarily decreases the redness of sensitive skin
User:ok i would take your advice.. Can i ask you if tressamme is safe to use
Doctor:If you are using away from scalp, it should be safe
Doctor:I have tried it myself that is how I know
Doctor:But chemicals have different effect on different people
Doctor:So just be careful
Doctor:Use the least of gel needed
User:ok Now am confused which one to try :)
Doctor:Hair are better off in a natural environment
User:I Have an oily skin so i am not using oil
Doctor:How much is the hair fall?
Doctor:Mostly stay away from hair products unless really needed
User:My hairfall is very little. Are those chemicals in tressamme are much safer than others ? And whats ur personal opinion as u have used them already?
Doctor:I didn't have any issues
User:Do you use that gel actually?
Doctor:Gels should not be used everyday
User:ok then how often?
Doctor:Maybe once a week or for occassions
User:but i wash my hairs everyday so i think i need it quiet often if i need to style my hairs.
Doctor:Washing everyday is not recommended in hair fall
User:ok so what do u finally suggest me?
Doctor:I would say that use any gel, but only for special occasions
Doctor:and wash your hair 2 - 3 times a week
User:ok .Can i ask you why using an aloe vera gel is not worth at all?
Doctor:Yes it may alter the natural balance of skin
Doctor:It is a medicine
Doctor:Any medicine has the potential to alter the natural balance
User:Ok so aloe vera might harm the skin is that your opinion?
Doctor:Medicine free products are better for hair loss
Doctor:Do you have any doubt here?
User:Alright.I will try avoiding hair gels in the longer run.
User:Thanks a lot for your help Dr :)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:Take care
User:Thank you:)
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