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Recurring bald patch on the scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   got disconnected earlier
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   I have a bald patch on my head
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long
Doctor :   how old are u
User :   it keeps appearing after a year or so
User :   and then goes
User :   m 25
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many hair u lose per day approc
Doctor :   approx
User :   a lot, but my hair r quite thick
User :   so count remains quite healthy
User :   Actually I had got hair straightening about 3 years ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the hair loss uniform or in patches?
User :   after which the roots have been destroyed near forehead
User :   it comes in a two or a single patch
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine as of now
User :   these are small round patches...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have dandruff as of now
User :   I had taken a year ago after which it was cured ..but again it has appeared
User :   no dandruff
User :   the hair r so dry tht no gell no oil reamins in them
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont apply gel
Doctor :   it wil spoil the hair
Doctor :   dust will accumulate and it will cause dandruff as well
User :   hi
User :   yea thts y have stopped doing tht
User :   bt they r so dry...look so embaraasing
Doctor :   any other medical problem u have or taking any medicine other than for hair fall
User :   have asthama
Doctor :   it mightbe due to lack or iron and vitc
Doctor :   how many times a week u wash ur hair
User :   about thrice
User :   this all has been after the straightening
Doctor :   twice a week is enough
Doctor :   washing it often will cause the hair dull
User :   okay
Doctor :   and lifeless
Doctor :   u can also take this tablet for healthy hair
User :   which one
Doctor :   xxxxxx One tab daily after food
Doctor :   for 3 months
Doctor :   this from xxxxxx pharma
User :   the issue is tht they are not dry all over the head it's only in front portion of head where the strightner was applied on the scalp
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dont apply any gel as of now possible and dont wash it too many times
Doctor :   also please dont go out in wet hair
Doctor :   it will cause hair to fall
Doctor :   hair will look dull due to dirt
Doctor :   and smoke
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   i don't
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   any doubts please ask me
User :   which is tablet
Doctor :   For Details Visit and Buy the product at www.xxxxxx.xxxxxx. or xxxxxx pharmacy outlets in your city.
User :   but which tablet
Doctor :   this tablet will support healthy hair because it may help with normal cell growth. antioxidants that help to protect against harmful free radicals that can promote cell aging
Doctor :   xxxxxx
Doctor :   from xxxxxx pharma
User :   okay thanks...but will the dry hair become normal anyday
Doctor :   yes it will become normal
Doctor :   dont shampoo ur hair often
Doctor :   it will bleach the hair
Doctor :   most of them are detergent based
User :   do i need to get my hair shaved once told by my hair dresser
Doctor :   nope
Doctor :   keeping it short will not damage the follicle
User :   thanks a lot doctor
Doctor :   hair follicle
Doctor :   be gentle with ur hair
Doctor :   ok
User :   okay...but hair follicide should attack entire hair..sin't it?
Doctor :   hair follicle is the hair
Doctor :   with its root
Doctor :   it is not bacteria
User :   :)
Doctor :   Foods that are good for hair nutrition are dark green leafy vegetables, dried fruits (dates and raisins), eggs, wheat germ, tofu and soy milk, fish, beans, yogurt. Beans and other sprouted vegetables,
User :   after how much time will this medicine show affect
Doctor :   it will take 2 weeks to see the change
Doctor :   Vit C rich foods (amla/green chilies), sea weed, avocados, nuts and seeds, brown rice and root vegetables
User :   gr8
User :   and for how long do i ned to continue
Doctor :   3 months
Doctor :   u can continue
Doctor :   ok
User :   okay thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
Doctor :   keep smiling
User :   same to u
Doctor :   thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   hi
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