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Having hair fall problem, scalp can be seen. Suggest treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Aug-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I amXXXXX
Doctor:Proceed with your question.
User:My hair fall increased and now it is ok
User:I did consult the dermotologist
User:But i didnt use any of the products the doctor suggested
User:But my scalpe is seen
Doctor:May I know what the dermatologist diagnose the problem as?
Doctor:What treatment was suggested?
User:Doctor had given me
User:Sunstop-30 lotion
User:lumacip plus cream
User:and also sebowash shampoo
User:which needs to be used twice a wek
User:Do you think should i use it
User:the other days to use regular shampoo which i use
Doctor:As I believe sunstop 30 is a sunscreen; it helps in preventing darkening/pigmenting spots.
Doctor:Lumacip plus cream is a steroid having various benefits.
Doctor:Sebowash is helpful in treating fungal infection/dandruff issues of scalp.
Doctor:I am unsure the reason for lumacip and sunstop,
Doctor:but sebowash is helpful in treating this hair fall issue.
User:tricosilk XXXXXXX lotion
User:is it good one
Doctor:If hair fall issue is your main your concern, taking supplements as I mentioned earlier (biotin forte) can be helpful.
User:now it is in control
User:rushing for a meeting
Doctor:May I know if tricosilk XXXXXXX lotion was prescribed to you?
User:will be back in 20 mins
Doctor:You can chat with us during your free time.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting. Bye for now.
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User:tricosilk XXXXXXX lotion was prescribed to you
Doctor:We were discussion about tricosilk; I would like to know if this was prescribed to you by your doctor?
Doctor:As I mentioned to you in our last chats few weeks ago contains minoxidil.
Doctor:It is routinely prescribed to people with hair fall issues.
User:Do you advise me to use it
Doctor:It is helpful in prevening hair fall as well as nourishing hair follicle for new hair growth.
Doctor:If you were my patient, I would suggest you to use it briefly for a few months - say 3-6 months.
Doctor:You can follow the instruction including the duration of treatment as
User:or should i use any hair oil
Doctor:suggested by your doctor.
Doctor:Natural hair oils have supplementary effects especially if the cause is telogen effluvium.
User:what is telogen effluvium
Doctor:Since you report of severe hair fall with bald patches, you can try the medication given to you.
Doctor:I would also suggest you check your thyroid hormones.
Doctor:If your menstrual cycles are not very regular then menstrual hormone check up also needs to be done.
User:generally what hair oil yu suggest
Doctor:Telogen effluvium is a temporary hair fall condition which occurs due to any stressful condition.
Doctor:Natural hair oils like coconut hair oil is what I suggest to my patients.
User:Telogen effluvium is this also a hair oil
Doctor:No, that is a medical condition where there is temporary hair loss secondary to stressors.
Doctor:Hair oils, adequate rest and improved nutrition helps in reversing telogen effluvium early.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:normal coconut oil is what you suggest, as there are many varieties
Doctor:Any normal coconut hair oil will do.
Doctor:Any other questions?
User:thank you very much
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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