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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doctor...
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i want to ask question with dermist..
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner. I believe, I can help you within my expertise.
User :   okie,,,
Doctor :   If needed I shall refer you to a dermatologist.
User :   i m planning for hair transplantation
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my age is 24yrs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have lost hair from front...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Need some experienced doctor who could give me my natural hair back....\
User :   i m based in pune
Doctor :   May I know a few more details inorder to help you better?
User :   Sure Sir
Doctor :   Since when are you losing hair?
User :   4 years
Doctor :   About how many hairs do you lose per day?
User :   from age 20 ....
User :   around 100
Doctor :   Ok
User :   front side almost gone....
User :   full scalp is visible....
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor in the past to know the possible cause for your hair loss?
User :   yaa
User :   i hav consulted dr shah...
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Ok
User :   richfeel
Doctor :   Was any treatment suggested?
User :   done their course for 2years
User :   didn't help much...
User :   the problem is now i have to grow my hair back and also to stop hair fall
Doctor :   May I know the what treatment was that?
User :   capsules,shampoo and hair oil
User :   saw palmeeto something,,,
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   There are multiple causes for hair fall.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Losing about 100 hairs per day is considered normal, and treatment would be required only if the hair fall is more than this and t
Doctor :   there is recession in the hair line, like in your case.
User :   yes...
Doctor :   there are various forms of treatment available,.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Treatment in the form of multivitamin capsules, dietary modifications, medications, shampoo etc.
Doctor :   And hair transplant is the final modality of treatment.
User :   hmmm
User :   hair transplant does it helps?
Doctor :   For successful improvement, the cause for the hair loss is also to be treated.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hair transplant only helps in growth of hair where its transplanted.
Doctor :   The effects of the procedure can only be known once its done.
Doctor :   However, it has no role in preventing hair loss.
User :   ok
User :   can u suggest me any good surgeon for hair transplant...
Doctor :   Which can be due to hereditary factors, low nutrition, excessive stress both physically and mentally, hormonal, side effects of certain drugs, or rarely due to autoimmune disorders.
Doctor :   Hence I would suggest you to consult a trichologist for evaluation.
User :   herediatary factor is present
Doctor :   He would also be able to guide you for the hair transplant as well, if its required.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes
User :   now u have to tell me a good trichologist
User :   in pune
User :   apart from richfeel
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   This link has the details of the few best dermatologist
User :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   doctor whats ur name ? and where r u from?
Doctor :   A cosmetic surgeon can help in performing the surgery may not be able to assess the cause for the hair loss.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consult one of the dermatologist or a trichologist before deciding on the treatment.
User :   okie
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX and I
User :   u must have heard about
User :   Does dr
Doctor :   Dr a homeopathic doctor, I know about him, but since I specialise in allopathy medicine
Doctor :   I cannot comment on his treatment.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   I shall also suggest these few measures that may help in preventing hair loss.
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. Since stress is one major factor for hair loss.
Doctor :   You would need to manage it appropriately.
Doctor :   It can be done with good and regular sleep, exercises, meditations, yoga.
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. Second most important factor is the diet.
User :   ok'
Doctor :   Avoid dieting if any, be regular with your dietary habits.
User :   ok
Doctor :   use good protein diet with a mix of vegetables and fruits.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Some of the cosmetic products such as shampoos may increase hair fall.
Doctor :   You may have to avoid them./
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can use nizaral shampoo instead, which is proved to be effective for dandruff and hair fall.
Doctor :   While using this shampoo strict to the instructions mentinoned on it.
User :   nizaral.... where would i get this?
Doctor :   4. Avoid wiping wet hair with towel or drying machines.
Doctor :   Let you hair dry in light before using a towel or comb.
Doctor :   Nizaral shampoo are easily available at any good pharmacy.
User :   okie
Doctor :   You should not have any difficulties in obtaining them,
Doctor :   These are the few modifications you can implement.
User :   okies,,,,'
Doctor :   In the mean while get to the doctor for the evaluation./
Doctor :   things should improve with that.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   any hair oil for prevention of hair loss?
Doctor :   Ayruvedic hair oils intended for hair loss may help.
User :   like?
Doctor :   However, I cannot comment on the effectiveness of these since this is not in my speciality.
User :   okie
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   and one last thing
Doctor :   * Also restrict alcohol and smoking if any.
User :   should i go for allopathy or homeopathy
Doctor :   Both treat the condition in different way.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since my knowledge is restricted in homeopathy, i cannot comment more on them.
User :   ok
Doctor :   The measures, that I have suggested which can include a group of drugs are used in allopathy.
Doctor :   You would have to take a call on that.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no ...
User :   thanks for ur time and advise.....
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   bye]
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