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Hereditary baldness and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am facing a problem of hair loss
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you mention your age. height, weight and occupation?
User :   27 age, 6 feet height, 77 kg wiight
Doctor :   Is there any hereditary baldness in your family?
User :   yes
User :   my father has
Doctor :   Do you have dandruff or itching in your scalp?
User :   yes
User :   itching
Doctor :   Ok
User :   dandruff also
Doctor :   If there is hereditary baldness, there is no permanent cure apart from hair transplantation.
User :   i am using shampooo
Doctor :   It can however be delayed by taking a high protein diet.
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Dandruff can be stopped by trying Selsun shampoo twice a week.
User :   how can we have heigher protein diet
Doctor :   You should also eat more poultry, fish and red meat
Doctor :   Egg white, soya, whole milk are good sources.
User :   ok
Doctor :   In addition you should eat plenty of green leafy vegetables, dates and
Doctor :   Pulses like chana and rajmah
Doctor :   You should avoid excess sun exposure and pollution.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Oil massage with Castor oil has been known to help in some

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