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Split ends in the hair and heavy fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi..I am 25 years old & I am having problem of hair fall. My hairs are silky & long but thin with split ends.What can be done to reduce hair fall & increase the volume of hairs with no split ends?
Doctor :   Since when is the problem?
User :   last 2 years
Doctor :   Hello, I am Dr. XXX
User :   ya ..hello doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any problems like scalp infection or dandruff?
User :   dandruff is there
Doctor :   What shampoo do you use?
Doctor :   How frequent is the headbath?
User :   currently i m using dove anti dandruff
Doctor :   Do you use a conditioner too?
User :   every alternate day i use to wash my hairs
Doctor :   Since how long is the dandruff?
User :   ya conditioner also
User :   it all started some 2 or 2.5 years back
Doctor :   The most common reasons of hair fall is dandruff or lack of personal hygiene
Doctor :   It is better you get a trichoanalysis done
User :   what is that doctor?
Doctor :   the condition of hair and scalp the ph of the shampoo should be suitable
Doctor :   They shall analyse the hair, the type, texture, the ph, microscopic examination of it
User :   so where it can be done?
Doctor :   A Dermatologist or Trichologist can do it
Doctor :   Which city are you in?
User :   currently I am in XXX
Doctor :   You can visit aXXX
User :   is this treatment requires frequent visit
User :   ?
Doctor :   No, first analysis and then treatment
Doctor :XXX
Doctor :   Till then follow my tips
Doctor :   1) Do not go out with wet hair
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   2) Do not use Dyer
Doctor :   3) Do not tie your hair too hard
Doctor :   4) Try to leave the hair for it dry itself
Doctor :   after initially towel
Doctor :   5) Use personal comb
Doctor :   6) Clean the comb alternate day
Doctor :   7) Do not use perm
Doctor :   8) Choose a ph balanced shampoo
Doctor :   e.g: if you have oily hair, use oily conditioner
Doctor :   dry hair, suitable conditioner
User :   ok...what about hair oiling
Doctor :   You can do it
User :   which oil should be used?
Doctor :   But do not go out with oil, it attacts dust
Doctor :   Use oil when you are home
User :   i use to apply oil at night & wash it nexy day
Doctor :   Ok fine
User :   next*
Doctor :   Nutritional deficiency, anemia and vitamin def can also cause split ends
Doctor :   Please check them when you evaluate with Dermatologist
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   ya
User :   ya
User :   is it ok to apply heena
User :   ?
Doctor :   Yes it has no adverse effects
User :   ok
User :   so dermatologist will suggest me the treatment after hair analysis??
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done
User :   ya sure doctor..
User :   thanks for your suggestions
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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