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Suggest treatment for hair fall and dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:hello sir
User:I am XXXXXX's wife
Doctor:Yes, proceed with your question
User:I am suffering from tremendous hairfall and dandruff
User:I doubt one day my hair will finish
User:please suggest some permanent solution for this with no side effects
User:I have tried few home remedies but those r too temporary
Doctor:Before we proceed to discuss further, I wish to know if you had posted the same question on Ask A Specialist?
User:yes
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Let me explain you.
User:like applying eggs, onion liquid and curd
User:ok go ahead
Doctor:I am a physician. Dermatologist are not available on live chat.
Doctor:Since you have posted your question to a dermatologist who are experts in treating hair fall issues
Doctor:you will get a valuable opinion from Ask A Specialist.
User:okay but when the hair specialist r available for live chat
Doctor:On this chat, I will give you brief information about hair fall.
User:ok
User:plz go ahead
Doctor:Dermatologist are not available for live chat. As a Physician I shall help you within the expertise.
Doctor:I would like to know since when you have this problem?
User:since so long around 6-7 months back
Doctor:Approximately how many hair strands are you loosing in a day?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes
Doctor:Approximately how many hair strands are you loosing in a day?
User:more then 100
Doctor:Do you have dry scales on the scalp/dandruff problems?
User:yes, i h
User:*hv
Doctor:Do you have any other medical illness?
Doctor:May I know your height and weight?
Doctor:Are you menstrual cycles regular?
User:5.6``
User:62 kg
User:yes
Doctor:Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure or thyroid problems?
User:no
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:You are having significant hair fall.
User:yes please
Doctor:It is important to find the cause of hair fall.
Doctor:In some cases such hair fall occurs as temporary phenomena, however since you have it for more than 6 months now, it doesn't seem to be a reversing condition.
Doctor:From your history, you have dandruff issues
Doctor:which is known to cause hair fall.
Doctor:You should find out other causes for hair fall through a dermatologist.
Doctor:Are you following?
User:yes
Doctor:Until you find the cause
Doctor:my treatment will be
Doctor:1. Treat dandruff. I suggest medicated antidandruff shampoo such as nizoral three times a week for 3 months.
Doctor:2. Oil the hair half an hour before taking bath.
Doctor:3. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Doctor:4. Tab androanagen 1 tablet a day for 3 months.
Doctor:5. Good sleep and physical exercise.
Doctor:7. Avoid stressors.
Doctor:Besides these other treatment will be based on the cause of hair fall.
Doctor:You can learn about it from a dermatologist.
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