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Dull and rough hair with dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have problems with my hair
User :   could you pls help me?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I have got dandruff slightly. and my hair looks very dull and rough
User :   I want it to be clean and look good
User :   can you pls suggest some home remedy?
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   24 , software engineer , Bangalore , Unmarried
Doctor :   Since how long have you been facing this problem/
User :   past 3 , 4 yrs
Doctor :   Is it always present
User :   wen i take headbath it wont be much
Doctor :   How often do you wash ur hair
User :   twice in a week
Doctor :   Are the flakes white or yellow
User :   its white
Doctor :   Are they dry or sticky?
User :   dry
User :   i tried shampoos , but no use
Doctor :   Let me tell you XXXXXXXX that there are two types of dandruff- dry and oily
User :   i feel it sticky also some times
Doctor :   Dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis is caused by a fungus which cannot be controlled by shampoos alon
Doctor :   You will have to use an anti fungal shampoo to control it
User :   is there any home remedy which i can try
Doctor :   You could try K2 shampoo which is available at the chemist
User :   k
User :   how can i make my hair to look good
User :   with shine
Doctor :   Let me tell you that the quality of your hair is genetically determined
Doctor :   But you can make it look healthy and at its best by taking good care of it internally
User :   could you pls give me some tips on that?
Doctor :   You need to have good quality protein rich food everyday ,you can do this by drinking 2 glasses of milk per day
Doctor :   You have to include white meat in your diet like chicken or fish
User :   ok..
User :   one more question
Doctor :   You also have to have 5 serving of fresh fruits and vegetables each day !
Doctor :   Also you need to take a multivitamin supplement to provide you the recommended vitamins for the health of your hair
Doctor :   Also include iron rich food like jaggery,green leafy vegetables
Doctor :   You can also check out this website for a balanced diet chat
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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