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Cause of hair loss in child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   gud morning doc
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   my niece is 10 years old. since past 10-15 days she is loosing lot of hair.
Doctor :   ok
User :   the hair loss is not normal. she used to not loose so much of hair
Doctor :   does she have fever ?
User :   wat cud be the cause. shoiuld i show her to a doctor and which one
User :   no fever
Doctor :   how many hairs is she loosing per day approx
User :   she is fit n fine
Doctor :   if the hair loss is less 80 , it is normal
User :   lot ..a bunch on one side
Doctor :   nothing to worry about, if the hair loss is uniform
User :   but earlier she didnt loose so much hair
Doctor :   u need to give her food rich on iron and vitaminc
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   fruits like dates
User :   which doc can i consult
Doctor :   u can consult a pediatrician for this
User :   can be there something wrong in her blood? i mean any disease
Doctor :   lack of iron can be the cause
Doctor :   does she have dandurff?
User :   is this sympton of any disease?
Doctor :   dandruff
User :   no dandruff
Doctor :   anemia can cause hair loss, also stress
Doctor :   lack of sleep
Doctor :   all these cause hair loss
User :   ok
Doctor :   consult a pediatrician
Doctor :   get a complete blood count
User :   ok
Doctor :   he will advise u how to go further
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know aboutDoctor :   hi
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
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