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Having hair fall from long time. Suggest the treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Aug-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have a hair fall
User:since when 5 years
Doctor:May I know your age and gender?
Doctor:I would also like to know how many strands of hair you lose in a day approximately?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:app 50-100
Doctor:May I know your age and gender?
Doctor:Have you seen any doctor/tried any treatment for the same?
Doctor:Do you suffer from any other medical illness such as diabetes, thyroid problem, etc?
Doctor:I would also like to know your current height, weight and whether or not your periods are regular?
User:height is 5 feet
User:weight 55 kg
User:every thing is ok
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Hair fall is considered significant and needs medical attention if the number of hair fall is close to or more than 100.
Doctor:You report of such significant hair fall.
Doctor:Since it is happening since the last 5 years, it is essential that we determine the exact cause.
Doctor:Stress and lack of proper nutrition is two of the common causes. Apart from this organic medical problems can cause such hair fall.
Doctor:you will need to evaluated to rule out those organic conditions.
Doctor:Therefore I recommend you to consult a dermatologist for detailed evaluation. Examining the scalp, testing hair samples and performing blood investigations will determine the cause.
Doctor:Are you following?
Doctor:Plan and fix an appointment with a dermatologist nearyby. In the meantime, follow these instructions.
Doctor:1. Sleep adequately.
Doctor:2. Shampoo with good antidandruff shampoo. If you have unresolving dandruff shampoo, you can try medicated formulas such as nizoral shampoo.
Doctor:3. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables - root vegetables such as potato, radish, carrot, beet root, turnip, etc., are helpful.
Doctor:4. Take Tab. Biotin forte 1 tablet every day.
Doctor:5. lastly avoid combing on wet hair.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:i have a redness
User:in the eyes
Doctor:Since when do you have this redness?
User:last 2 - 3 days
Doctor:Any other accompanying symptoms?
Doctor:Do you have pain, watering of eyes?
Doctor:How is your vision?
Doctor:Is the redness on one side or both side?
User:both sides
Doctor:Do you have pain, watering of eyes?
Doctor:Is your vision fine?
Doctor:Do you have fever, nasal congestion, body weakness and other symptoms too?
Doctor:Ok, let me brief you.
Doctor:Redness, watering and pain in both eyes is suggestive of conjuctivities. Perhaps due to allergic causes.
Doctor:you will need antihistamine eye drops such as azelastine eye drops.
Doctor:These eye drops are prescription only medication, therefore visiting a doctor for a prescription is must.
Doctor:Further it is essential to rule out signs of infections by detailed eye examination.
Doctor:Therefore visit an ophthalmologist and get it treated accordingly.
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