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Measures to avoid balding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i am i need some form of solution
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   24 male student Bandar utama single 63kg 166cm No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   none
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   i started balding since 2004
Doctor :   ok
User :   used to have severe gastric problem but now its solved
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the only permanent method is hair translplantation
User :   is it safe
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   there will be minor side effects
User :   any form of side effects
Doctor :   but they usually get resolved
User :   side effects like?
Doctor :   like pain and numbness
User : long does the pain and numbness remain
Doctor :   also there could be bleeding and infection but rarely
Doctor :   for a short time
User :   ok
User :   isnt their any other way out
Doctor :   there are certain drugs
Doctor :   but they have their own side effects
Doctor :   and may not work in all
User :   so which method do u strongly recommend
Doctor :   that has to be decided by a dermatologist or psychiatrist
Doctor :   trichologist
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   after physically
Doctor :   examining you
User :   well how much does the transplantation cost and after the procedure is the hair growth consistent
Doctor :   the hair growth is usually consistent
Doctor :   the cost depends upon the place
User :   i am balding in the center....not too much though
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can protect your hair
Doctor :   by avoiding too much sun exposure
User :   actually thats what i want to do but nothing seems to work
User :   so u reckon i wear a cap when i am outside....
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   also do not use harsh chemicals on your hair
Doctor :   use natural products
User :   but wont wearing a cap for too long also cause problems because i perspire a lot
User :   i am at present using an ayurvedic treatment....
Doctor :   the cap should be loose fitting
Doctor :   also 10 am to 4 pm
Doctor :   sun should be avoided
User :   ok
Doctor :   also i suggest GNC PHARMA MEN'S ULTRA NOURISH HAIR
Doctor :   One tab daily after food
User :   should i apply shampoo to wash my hair in the morning since i use ayurvedic oitments
User :   where can i get that tablet
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User :   should i take the tablet after lunch or dinner
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   twice a day
User :   so is it advisable to apply shampoo daily
Doctor :   also eat more proteins like egg white
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it wont benefit any way
User :   but it seems to nourish the scalp by removing unwanted oil....
Doctor :   more harsh chemicals can damage your hair
User :   for how long should i consider taking tablets
Doctor :   its usually not recommended
Doctor :   a month
User :   ok
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User :   i recently went to a hair clinic and they told me that i should use shampoo daily...
Doctor :   pls confirm your details
User :   yes those r my details
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if it is a herbal shampoo may be
Doctor :   but there are no known benefits
User :   cant use something like sunsilk
User :   ok
Doctor :   thats again a chemical
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User :   since i apply ayurvedic daily every evening....what do u advise me to use to remove the extra moisture from my hair
Doctor :   its not necessary to remove the moisture
Doctor :   you can shampoo twice a week
User :   its very sticky n i cant comb hair looks very awkward
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   try using a herbal shampoo
Doctor :   or maybe shikakai\
Doctor :   if you are not allergic to it
User :   i do i find out if i am allergic or not
Doctor :   just apply some on the inner surface of your arm
User :   how?
Doctor :   and see for a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   if no reaction you can use it
User :   where can i get this shikakai
Doctor :   in any general store
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yes my details
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   well it was nice knowing you....thank you for helping me out....
Doctor :   you are welcome
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