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What should I do to control hair loss ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2013
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Doctor:good evening
User:I am loosing hair
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Are you on any medications currently?
User:no but on diet
Doctor:It is a specific diet?
Doctor:Low in proteins?
User:I have lost 27 kgs in last one year
User:high on protiens
User:i have just got a health checkup doneand all is fine
Doctor:A diet of high proteins is good for the hair
Doctor:What is the hemoglobin percentage in the blood test?
User:can you please give me 5 min
Doctor:Would you like to come back on chat?
Doctor:I am waiting for you
Doctor:Are you back?
User:i have the blood report with me
User:please tell me if you want before fasting or after fasting
Doctor:Just let me know the Hemoglobin percentage
Doctor:Are you diabetic?
User:15.5 gm/dl
Doctor:That is great
User:PCV 46%
Doctor:it is normal
Doctor:Have you got your thyroid hormones tested as well?
User:not too sure
Doctor:that's fine
Doctor:The common causes of hairfall is stress
User:what should I do
User:to control hairloss
Doctor:Nutritional deficiency
User:cant think of
User:if you want I can scan you my reports
Doctor:First, your diet has to be balanced
User:since the blood report doesnt suggest
User:what should i eat
Doctor:A healthy balanced diet
User:I am eating almonds
Doctor:So that you get adequate calories and proteins
User:high protien diet
User:not sure
Doctor:You could take the help of dietitian to plan a diet chart
Doctor:Would you like to go for one?
User:I had done that
User:and then lost weight
Doctor:why you had to lose weight in the first instance, any specific reason?
User:bcoz i was overwieght
Doctor:I would like to know if your thyroid hormones are normal
Doctor:Is there a report with you which says about T3, T4 and TSH?
Doctor:Another common cause is due to inheritance
Doctor:You could start taking multivitamin supplements with Biotin
Doctor:Like Capsule Revital once daily for 2 to 3 months
Doctor:Topical Mintop shampoo can be tried as well, but this needs to be done under the guidance of a Dermatologist
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