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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can we help u
User :   sir, m suffering from hair-fall. is there any treatment?
Doctor :  
To get a better picture I need this information--

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ;
User :   27/teacher/jaipur
Doctor :  
How long have you had this problem?

User :   more than five years now. I didn't care much before but now m really worried.

Doctor :  
How many hairs do you lose daily approximately?
User :   around 5-8

Doctor :  
A loss of 80 to 100 hairs per day is normal
Doctor :   Do you have any scalp problems- e.g. dandruff/ any infection
User :   No I have neither of these. my scalp is 40% empty, without hair. Receding hairline is increasing day by day and the mid of scamp is also without hair, well-visible from distance.
Doctor :  
Do you have any other health problems? Are you on any medications for any illness?
Doctor :  
you seem to be suffering from a condition called male pattern baldness
User :   No sir nothing of the short but we do have heredity problem.
User :   Thank you dr.

Doctor :  
ok bye
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