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Fungal infection on scalp and hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hair Loss
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I need to consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   i believe i have a fungus infection onmy hairs
Doctor :   oK.
User :   and my hairs are falling
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   at one place its even started showing skin
User :   aroun 1 minth
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i tried Candid B, but its not helping
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   28- Male- S/W: xxxxx Single 62/165
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you previously tried any medications for this?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any rash?
User :   no
User :   just some itching
Doctor :   I suggest that you wash your hair atleast twice a week.
User :   tht too sometimes
User :   ok
Doctor :   With Selsun Shampoo.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid styling products on your hair.
Doctor :   Like gels, creams.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Let the shampoo stay on your head for 5-10 minutes.
Doctor :   Try this for a month.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If there is no improvement, then you may need stronger shampoos or oral medicines.
User :   no skin cream
Doctor :   Also for the hair loss, try to have a high protein diet.
Doctor :   Hair creams if any.
Doctor :   The diet should have whole milk, egg white, soya, wheat germ,
Doctor :   Green leafy vegetables
Doctor :   Use Selsun for 2 times a week.
User :   ok
User :   Is there any skin cream that i should use??
Doctor :   If you need to wash your hair further in the week.
Doctor :   Then use ordinary shampoo.
Doctor :   Do you have any skin problem?
Doctor :   Are you there xxxxx?
User :   ya i am
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i dont have any skin problem
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Then there is no need of any special creams for the hair.
User :   i was asking if there is any akin cream i should use for fungal infection??
Doctor :   No.
User :   ok thanks a lot doc
Doctor :   As you dont have any rash, it is highly unlikely that you have an infection.
Doctor :   The shampoo will remove any itching.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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