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Itchy scalp and hair loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Hi I am a 48 year old fem.
User :   just recently saw a endo
User :   because of a high dhea level
User :   i have lots of hairloss
User :   he gave me aldactone 25 mg
User :   I take one twicw day
Doctor :   k pl proceed ed the duration & prev treatment?
User :   how long will it take to help me
User :   My dhea was 597 when checked by derm
User :   the endo was i guess they have different lans
Doctor :   k
User :   labs
Doctor :   there r many reasons for the hair loss?
User :   my hair and scalp itches so badly
User :   it is so dry
User :   my hair is brittle
Doctor :   yeah
User :   what do you think
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and it can extend beyond 5 minutes.
User :   he also told me that my thyroid felt a little enlarged
User :   ok
Doctor :   k it might be some anomaly
Doctor :   ou will be taken to the payment page after 5 mins, I will be here to assist you after payment. It's a very nominal cost. After payment, you will be brought back to the chat from where you left it.
User :   what is that
User :   I am waiting for the payment page
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how large is ur thyroid
Doctor :   i mean r u taking any medication for it?
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