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Severe hairloss due to dandruff and water - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi very good morning doctor
Doctor :   good morning to u as well
User :   i am very new to this portal
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually my wife is suffering with hair loss
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how long she is suffering from hair locc
Doctor :   loss
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 :   her hair is very thin in size and not growing as usual because of this
Doctor :   does she have dandruff problem?
Doctor :   how old is ur wife?
User :   patient age is 26, female , bangalore, married, 5'3 and 55 kgs, dependents:yes
Doctor :   does she have dandruff problem?
User :   little bit
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she using any shampoo as of now
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User :   hi
User :   now he is using XXXXXXXX powder
User :   sorry she is using AAAAAAA
Doctor :   ok
User :   may be the water she may loosing the hair
Doctor :   I would suggest her to use NIZORAL shampoo initially she might need to us eit for every day and after she has some control over the Dandruff she can use it for alternate days
User :   at this time she is not having dandruff
Doctor :   ok
User :   still can u suggest to use that
Doctor :   Until the Dandruff is not completely cleared it shall be the cause for the hair fall
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes i would still ask her to use it and also some dietary measures
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User :   yes
User :   sorry for the interruption
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   yes i do like to know the diet measures and any XXXXXXXX or oil's for this
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For hair loss she can use a product called GNC PHARMA WOMEN'S ULTRA HAIR NOURISH, one tab per day after food
Doctor :   Castor oil and olive oil have been known to protect against hair fall in some
Doctor :   She should preferably use a herbal based shampoo
Doctor :   rather than chemicals
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User :   yes tell me
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   She should take a high protein diet
Doctor :   like more pulses, legumes, beans, soya,
Doctor :   egg white
Doctor :   she should keep her hair well conditioned
Doctor :   she should avoid tying her hair too tightly, clips are preferable to bands
User :   shall i find the tablets in any pharmacy
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   She also needs to get more iron from her food
User :   ok
Doctor :   she should hence take more green leafy vegetables
Doctor :   mutton, liver, dates
Doctor :   she should take sea food, onions, garlic, bananas
Doctor :   as they are also known to help in hair growth
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the problem still persists she should get her hemoglobin tested
Doctor :   as anemia due to iron deficiency
Doctor :   may cause hair loss and she may need iron supplements
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User :   ok
User :   upto now we didn't go for any testing but we went to doctor. he told because of dandruff and water she is loosing the hair...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can also use the Nizral shampoo prescribed
Doctor :   for the dandruff
User :   ok
Doctor :   There are several causes of hair loss.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   upto now thank u for ur valuable suggestion
User :   i am very thankful to you
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   and it is a very good idea to have like this
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
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