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Excessive Hair fall causes and remedy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi chandru
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   continue
User :   i have a hair fall problem
Doctor :   ok, please continue
User :   for the last 2 monts , my hair falls like anything
Doctor :   ok is it patchy and noticeable on your scalp?
User :   wat can i do for this
User :   nothin like that
Doctor :   ok
User :   but some times i have seen it , but not usua;l
Doctor :   where are you based out o
Doctor :   have you just moved in?
User :   wat abt u doctor and wat ur name
User :   s of course
Doctor :   is the hair fall related to change in ocation?
Doctor :   and i am chatting to you from whitefield
User :   good ..
User :   do u think that my hair fall is due to chng of location
Doctor :   hair fall, cahndru is a very confusing problem even for us doctors
User :   wat do u mean
User :   Doctor: is the hair fall related to change in ocation?
Doctor: *location
Doctor :   it could be related to chemical exposure
User :   so wat can i do
Doctor :   i meant have you moved to two months back and then the hair fall started
User :   but iam not exposed to chemicals
Doctor :   there are some genral steps like
User :   ya i got it
Doctor :   vitamin supplementation
User :   do u mean viit e
Doctor :   avoiding dryness of the scalp
Doctor :   yup vit e
Doctor :   are you taking anything right now?
User :   s then
User :   noting
Doctor :   and is it familial
Doctor :   as in baldness does it run in your famly?
User :   no its not generic
Doctor :   ok
User :   both my papa and my grandpa are fine
Doctor :   ok then you should observe any patchiness in hair fall
User :   stil my grand pa have a good hair
Doctor :   as in any patches appearing on your scalp
User :   wat do u mean by patchiness
Doctor :   there are two types of balness
Doctor :   one is generalised
User :   not up to my knowledge
Doctor :   i.e. there is no particular patch of scalp that is affected
Doctor :   other is patchy...
User :   fine let me clearly explain u mp prob
Doctor :   which means that certain patches on your scalp become bald
Doctor :   now if the hair fall is severe only then does this baldness appear and only then do you need to take medication
Doctor :   ya please go on
User :   is it so , even my hair strength is reduced
Doctor :   hmmm
User :   my front head has lost hair
Doctor :   ok
User :   the strength of my front head is veryu less
Doctor :   ok
User :   even im aware that hair fall is usuall
User :   but my hair fall is ome thin abnormal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you keeping good health otherwise
User :   s ano fine
User :   some times i'll get cold
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   is your hair dry?
User :   it be dry with out oil
Doctor :   here is my advise
User :   ya tell me
Doctor :   I think you should try out any particular soft shampoo
Doctor :   and oiling of hair
Doctor :   for a month and see if it works
User :   i have tried

Doctor :   take a multivitamin supplement for 15 days
User :   im using dabur vatica regularlu
User :   bitha as shampoo and oil
Doctor :   ok cool
Doctor :   shampoo at least 3 times a weeks
User :   ya , im used to it
User :   then wat else
User :   can u suggest me some multi vit tablets
Doctor :   try using this multivitamin
Doctor :   called FRS
Doctor :   there is one more with Vitamin E
Doctor :   called Fifolar
User :   wat isoit
Doctor :   but this has iron also in it may cause some acidity
Doctor :   these are multivitamins with Vitmin E

Doctor :   if this does not help
Doctor :   and if the hair loss is alarming
Doctor :   then you would need to take some drugs like mintop
Doctor :   which should be prescribed only after physical examination
Doctor :   so take a months time to asses the situation and trying these small measures
Doctor :   then if it does not help
Doctor :   meet a dermatologist in your area and he will prescribe if he sees an abnormal hair loss pattern
User :   fine is there any other suggestions
User :   wat abt food,
User :   do u suggest any thin
User :   like dite and not to eat
Doctor :   do you eat at home or out?
User :   at home
User :   and outside
Doctor :   do you travel on bike a lot?
User :   i'll have my breakfast and dinner ant home and lunch outside
Doctor :   ok
User :   no ..\
Doctor :   well food rich in vit e are
Doctor :   chappatis
Doctor :   ragi
Doctor :   tomatoes
Doctor :   dry fruits
Doctor :   how old are you chandru and where do you work?
Doctor :   u there?
User :   ya im with u
Doctor :   ok
Doctor can I confirm your contact details
Doctor :   one of our doctors
User :   s

Doctor :   will follow up with you to check how you are doing
User :   than u so much doctor, bye
Doctor :   if the problem persits we will help you find the right specialist
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Doctor :   Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   is this correct?
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok take care
User :   bye
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