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Date : 01-Oct-2014
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User:I wash my hair every alternate day
User:and yet my scalp is oily and smelly
User:and also i need my hair to grow thicker
Doctor:Do you have dandruff over the scalp?
User:I i used to have on the low head but now its decreased after using atlas shampoo
Doctor:Do you apply oil every day?
User:i stopped
User:i used to once a while
User:but then the dr asked me to stop
Doctor:Do you have hair fall?
User:a bit while taking head bath and while combing
User:thats normal i suppose
Doctor:number of hairs below 100 is normal
User:i think it should be that
Doctor:Sill are you using atlas?
User:earlier i used to have a lot but lately i have been taking care
User:so its reduced now
User:yes i am still using atlas
User:how is KZ shampoo?
Doctor:It is good
Doctor:It decreases dandruff
Doctor:You better start KZ shampoo
Doctor:And also suggest you apply oil before one hour of shower
Doctor:It decreases smell as well
Doctor:Are you using any medication for hair?
User:my hair is oily so do i need to use oil?
Doctor:It is if use before one hour shower it moisturize your hair and avoid dryness
Doctor:And i also suggest you maintain your diet
User:should i apply the oil only for the hair or scalp too
User:can u suggest what all i need to eat for good hair growth
Doctor:hair and scalp
Doctor:Eat fruits and vegetables
User:oh ok
Doctor:I also suggest you BIOTIN FORTE once a day for one month
User:is atlas shampoo better or KZ or do u prefer any other
Doctor:You better use KZ until smell decreases
User:its called KZ shampoo right coz it wasnt availabe in the pharmacy
Doctor:After that you can use shampoo with conditioner
Doctor:It's available
User:ok i'll check
Doctor:You can ask Nizral
User:whats nizral?
Doctor:It is also same shampoo
Doctor:different brand name
User:which shampoo is good for hair, i use sunsilk
Doctor:Sunsilk is good but use conditioner as well
User:i normally dont use conditioner since my hair is oily
User:Dr i used Eugen tablets howz this
Doctor:Conditioner moisturize your hair and decrease hair fall
User:I think its XXXXXXX
Doctor:Is it herbal tablet?
User:no no
User:it has biotin
User:whats biotin forte used for as u suggested?
Doctor:Good i am not sure about brands hence i asked you
Doctor:Ok you should use biotin
User:biotin is for hair?
Doctor:Once a day for one month
Doctor:Yes it is vitamin B7
Doctor:it decreases hair fall and gives nourishment to your hair
Doctor:Avoid exposure pollution and cold air like ac
User:yeah i do
Doctor:You have to increase hemoglobin as well
User:I take faa for anemia
Doctor:Ok good
User:faa 20
User:i think its a good one
User:apart from this what all should i ate pls
User:to increase my hb count
Doctor:jaggery, nuts, chikoo, fruits like pomegranate,apple
User:apply can be eaten with milk?
Doctor:green leaf vegetables
Doctor:Drink milk twice a day
Doctor:Eat protein contains food like egg, nuts,sprouts
User:alright i will
Doctor:restrict coffee and tea
User:i have one black tea in the morning that too with jaggery
Doctor:better avoid combination
Doctor:because tea decrease iron absorption
Doctor:You can take 30 - one hour interval
User:and what about the consumption of faa 20 and these biotin tablets. I shouldnt take them after tea is it
Doctor:Iron tablets take with food or immediately after food like lunch
Doctor:Then it increases iron absorption from food
User:oh ok'
Doctor:Biotin you can take any time
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:ok no thank you dr
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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