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Treatment for dandruff and acne problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i am having dandruff problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   28
User :   Gender : F
Doctor :   ok
User :   location
User :   married
Doctor :   how long u had this problem of dandruff
User :   from last 3 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any shampoo
Doctor :   u tried
User :   i use dove shampoo
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have white flakes
User :   yes
User :   and itching also
Doctor :   did the dove shampoo
Doctor :   give u any relief
User :   no
Doctor :   How many hairs do you lose daily approximately?
User :   50 +
Doctor :   A loss of 80 to 100 hairs per day is normal.
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can apply this shampoo
Doctor :   for dandruff
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   SELSUN 2.5 % twice daily in a week
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can use this shampoo
Doctor :   till u get relief or one month
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   anything else u want to know
User :   no
User :   one more thing doctor
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts
Doctor :   yes
User :   my skin is very oily and i face acne problem
Doctor :   how long u have this problem
User :   from many month
Doctor :   ok
User :   i feel from past 1 year oil on my face has increased
Doctor :   did u use any medicine so far
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many pimples are there now?Where are the pimples on the face?
User :   all over the face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have white spots ( Closed Come domes) or Black Spots ( Open Come domes) only?
User :   no
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you pick pimples or touch them?Do you have Pus / Pain?
Doctor :   ur acne and dandruff problem might be linked
User :   i dont pick . there is pu and pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   u should avoid taking oily foods
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can use benzoyl peroxide 2.5 once at night
Doctor :   for the acne problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   for one month
Doctor :   if problem persists
Doctor :   i suggest u to get evaluated with dermatologist
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything esle u would like to know about
User :   thanks a lot doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   may i know you name please
User :   ok
Doctor :   have a nice day
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