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Having hair fall problem along with dandruff. Suggest a solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:I have problem with my hair fall what you would you suggest to overcome this problem
Doctor:Before I can suggest any remedy I would like to know a few details about you
Doctor:So I request you answer my questions
Doctor:How old are you?
User:28 Years
Doctor:Since when have you noticed this hair fall
Doctor:does any of your family members have baldness?
User:from last 4 years
User:Yed My Father but not upto that XXXXXXX what i have now
Doctor:do Your father or your grand parents have hereditary male patterned baldness?
Doctor:There are a few causes for the hair loss
User:Ok I have dandruff now
Doctor:The most common cause in males is hereditary male patterned baldness it is also called as androgenic alopacia
Doctor:This is a normal thing\
Doctor:and nothing much can be done
Doctor:The dandruff generally worsens the problem
Doctor:For the dandruff you might have to use a good anti-dandruff shampoo
Doctor:and if it is not controlled then you will have to consult a skin specialist
User:Can you suggest me one of the medical oils or shampoo so that i can keep in control my dandruff problem
Doctor:You can use a medicated shampoo called KZ
Doctor:you will have to use this twice a week for a minimum of 6 weeks to see any effect
User:Can you please Expand KZ
Doctor:The shampoo name itself is KZ
Doctor:and it stands for Ketoconazole
Doctor:but I would not suggest this as the first medicine
Doctor:as there are other causes of dandruff such as seborrhic dermatitis
Doctor:and auto immune dermatitis
Doctor:you need to consult a skin doctor before you take any particular medicine
Doctor:because the treatment in each will be different
User:is dandruff a viral disease means is it spread from one person to another person
Doctor:Dandruff is not a viral disease
Doctor:but one type of dandruff is caused by fungus
Doctor:so that can be spread from one person to another
User:Since My Elder sister had the problem still she is facing the problem now i am also facing the same problem
Doctor:I can understand your problem Mr. Manjesh
Doctor:But I will not be able to help you without the ability to examine you clinically
User:Not an issue i will consult the Doctor and How much it cost for the root canal for one teeth
Doctor:I am really sorry I do not know about the cost for root canal treatment
Doctor:I am not a dentist.
User:Ok Thanks for chating with me Bye
Doctor:You are welcome
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