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Hair fall, 22 years, past 8 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hair fall
User :   hi
Doctor :   H
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   dear doctor due to some technical problem i think.. i cant see nething in the chat window.. but i can see your reply in the chat history..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please go on with your query .
Doctor :   Can You see this now ?
User :   i am a female 22 yers old
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have a good health
User :   from past 8 months i am having severe hairfall
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   had consulted a dermatologist
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   since then using anti dandruff shampoo.. so no dandruff
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   he also advised biotin 10 mg capsule everyday
User :   and mintop 10
User :   i am reguraly using it..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but the hairfall doest seem to stop
User :   everyyear in winter i generally hv hairfall
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   it subsides by this time.. march when spring comes..
User :   this year it has been really horrible
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   n i can notice receding of frontal hairline on lateral sides
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   May I know since when you are having the problem ?
User :   he had asked me to use clonate lotion for 14 days .. i had done so...
User :   due to mintop i have got some facial hair also.. actually i had them b4.. nw they hv increased...
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   bt wat i m worried is by surfing net abt hair fall i come across sumthing called hormonal im balancw.. may be the androgen in my body is high.... due to whch i am having hair loss...
User :   as incidentally i am having acnes nw whch i didnt have b4 in 21 yrs
Doctor :   Ok.Please do not get anxious.
May I know since when you are having the problem ?
Doctor :   i mean hair loss.
User :   8months
User :   since september
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   May I know which place you belong to ?
User :   so what should i do nw?
User :   are there ne medications which would help me?
Doctor :   This is a very emotional problem which needs prolonged treatment , where you need to take multipronged treatment.
User :   i used to have really long thick hair.. nw when i see my hair.. i feel so depressed
Doctor :   1. Laser therapy for the facial hair
User :   i belong to ramagundam in andhrapradesh
Doctor :   2. For the hair line receding you need a very subtle balance of hormonal; theraapy as it should not cause hirsutism or Facial hair
Doctor :   3. For the acne you need Cleomycin - antibiotic ; and tretinoin treatment
User :   is laser safe?
User :   are there ne side effects?
Doctor :   All the medicines given to you by the dermatoologist are fine, but they should not be used continuopsly.
Doctor :   Which can cause other side effects
Doctor :   I shall advise you a good dermatologist in hyderabad
Doctor :   Please take her consultaion
Doctor :   Yes laser therapy is very safe and not to worry.
Doctor :   Hope you are following.
User :   so how do i get the hormonal therapy?
User :   are there hormonal tests to be done?
User :   actually my head is so full of hair that the dermatologist doest tk my problem seriously...
Doctor :   It has to be alternative , for 2 weeks and then a break and again has to be repeated and other Steroidal creams are given and given in a balanced manner.
User :   ok give me the contacts of her?
Doctor :   Yes they shall advise you for S.Testosterone, S.Estrogen and S.Progesterone .
Doctor :   Her name
User :   i may nt seem to be following as i have 2 refresh my chat history to see what u hav replied
Doctor :   Ok
She is a cosmetic dermatologist and specialist in
Doctor :   Hair care and hair growth.
Doctor :   I shall give you her personal no.
Doctor :   98486-44716 is her no.
User :   can you give me her contact no?
User :   and address of her clinic or hospital where she will be available?
User :   okay thanks
Doctor :   Hope you get well soon and get better, I am sorry as I am not able to physically examine your problem, She visits different hospitals .
Doctor :   Thank you or consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
User :   i have heard that laser causes hyper pigmentation whcich permanently darkens your skin..
User :   as it area involved is my face.... i m a little tensed
User :   and do you think that i will be able 2 grow back my natural hair?
User :   will my hair will evr regrow agn
Doctor :   No, it is very rare and has a 4-5 6% incidence.And if the therapy works well for you, you may regrow, lets hope for the best.
Doctor :   Please let know that you have been referred
Doctor :   Please do not loose hope, this is a very small problem and it can be cured if treated timely.
Doctor :   And you are pretty young,please give a chance to yourself.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me, Take care,
User :   and for the acne... cleomycin is it a topical trtmnt or tab?
User :   what are the dosage and the brandname?
Doctor :   Topical.
Doctor :   it has to be applied every night after a wash with neutrogena and before bed
User :   for treinoin..what sud i use?
Doctor :   And tretinoin has to be applied in the morning after bath.
Doctor :   Please do not expose skin to dust or pollution, which is th emajor cause for black heads
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   bye for now.
User :   thank you doctor
User :   for your patient listening and advice
User :   one smaal query.. is cleomycin clindamycin phosphate?

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