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Thinning hair, scalp visible. Shampoos ineffective. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:hello doctor
User:doctor, i have few questions
Doctor:please proceed.
User:its about my hair
User:i had very thick and rough hair
Doctor:what shampoo do you use
User:but now a days, my hair is becoming very very thin
User:and lots lots of hair fall daily
User:hair is thin and can see the scalp clearly
User:what should i do to come out of this
User:please help me
Doctor:what shampoo do you use
User:gain back my hair
User:right now dathri
User:earlier i tried many shampoos
Doctor:ok, do you have adandruff
User:water is salty, what i use
Doctor:have you done any procedure to your hair
Doctor:from exactly how long is this
User:especially for nearly 2 years
User:earlier too i had
Doctor:did you suffer from any illness
User:but now a days too much
Doctor:like typhoid
User:after my delivery it has increased
Doctor:it will normally be seen folowing delivery
Doctor:have you taken any supplements after delivery
User:ya, i too heard the same
Doctor:like calcium
User:no not much
User:just very few days
Doctor:you will first need to replenish what you lost
Doctor:during child birth
User:oh k
Doctor:how amny months after delivery now
User:so i need to go to a gynec and ask her for supplements
Doctor:no i will suggest
Doctor:continue calcium like shelcal 500 mg once a day till 1yr of child
User:shelcal with vitamin d
Doctor:shelcal enough
User:oh k
Doctor:fefol iron capsules 1 at night
Doctor:shelcal morning
Doctor:also becosules once per day
Doctor:becosules is multivitamin
Doctor:how old is child now
User:2 years
User:one more question
User:if you loose hair string, u can see the scalp
Doctor:take this tablets for 6 months then
User:but if i apply any cream or oil can i get back the hair and will volume increaes
User:ya will take for 6 months
Doctor:you will see the scalp only iof you lose too much hair
Doctor:You can apply himalaya protein cream
User:can i get back the hair
Doctor:yes you will get back hair
User:will hair start to grow in those areas
Doctor:yes it will grow, but if you have any infection in the roots we have to examine it then
User:sorry to interrupt... in tv we can see dathri hair cream
User:is those products good
Doctor:we cannot tell much about herbal products
User:and is hair spa good to do in good parlours
User:they promise that i will gain back my hair
Doctor:it is good to some extent you can do it
User:oh k
User:let me try doing all this... hope for the best
Doctor:yes scertainly
Doctor:you have to clear internally first
User:if still i have any issues then should i do some test
Doctor:to see external results
Doctor:yes you need t do skin patch test
Doctor:where you have lost more hair\inc ase of infection
User:but no need to worry right... getting scared... whether i loose all my hair
Doctor:no need to worry
User:anyway thanks a lot.... it was very helpful talking to u............
Doctor:youa re welcome
Doctor:take care
User:bye doctor
Doctor:kindly login for further queries
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