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Extreme dandruff, nizral shampoo. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hello!
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Dr, actually i am facing this issue of extreme dandruff
Doctor :   Ok
User :   would any kind of shampoo work?
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting you: Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   what kind of changes should i incroporate in my daily meal (say avoid tea/coffee kind of)
User :   sure
User :   Age:22
Doctor :   May I know the duration of this condition, any associated symptoms like hair fall?
User :   hair fall is there but not much, this condition is like from last 3 years....
User :   i used nizral shampoo (jhonson and jhonson) earlier
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you comb your hair immediately after head bath?
User :   no...generally i don't comb my hair...and from last say 4 years I have never put hair oil in my hair
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you take head bath every day and use a shampoo for hair wash?
User :   yeah kind of
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, the hair shampoo like nizral you used to use is antifungal shampoo and would help you in controlling dandruff but the duration of treatment would be for 6 months to years.
User :   ohh..i see..meaning i have to use nizral for 6 months?
Doctor :   You need to take head bath every alternate day and can continue with NIZRAL.
Doctor :   Along with this do not comb your hair immediately after head bath.
User :   Ok any other suggestions, like avoiding tea/coffee kind of
Doctor :   Diet wouldn't matter but make sure you have good nutritious foods.
User :   Ok!
User :   Thanks a lot Doc
Doctor :   You can go for vitamin supplements which contains Biotin as this is an important nutrient for hair.
User :   Oh I see
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   No thanks for solving this issue.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
User :   Bbye
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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