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Treatment for dandruff in scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   tel me how can i help u
Doctor :   tel me whats the problem
User :   my hair scalp has been affected due to dandruff, but how do i get recovered from that?
Doctor :   k
User :   pls help me out
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   i have tried using different shampoos, that too using almost everyday, till i not able to get cured
Doctor :   k
User :   21, student, chennai, single
Doctor :   since when u have this dandruff problem
User :   last 1 year
Doctor :   any infection
User :   lot of hair fall
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   hair fall is common
Doctor :   in all
Doctor :   but the amount varies from indivuals
Doctor :   its a continous process
Doctor :   hair undergoes 4 stages
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   growing phase
Doctor :   or anagen phase
User :   what i need to do to get cured?
Doctor :   u can use shampoo
User :   i am using shampoo in alternate days
User :   its getting control but not cured
Doctor :   regular shampoo with an antifungal product
Doctor :   can reduce recurrence
User :   can you name some
Doctor :   do u go out as soon as u take bath
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   i mean in wet hairs
User :   after half an hour
Doctor :   make sure ur hair is dry
Doctor :   before u go out
User :   but i usually dry more that
Doctor :   because wet hair
User :   sorry before that
Doctor :   before u go out
Doctor :   make sure ur hair is dry
User :   okie
Doctor :   avoid apllying oil
Doctor :   applying oil
User :   okie
Doctor :   to hair
Doctor :   oily hair is common cause for dandruff
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and when done, Please say it.
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Doctor :   u can try selenium sulfide shampoo
User :   i tried taking keetacanazole tablet
Doctor :   do u use hair gel or sprays, that also will cause
Doctor :   dandruff
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   nizoral isit
User :   okie
Doctor :   fungoral?
Doctor :   can u try selenium sulfide shampoo
User :   fungoral
Doctor :   i suggest u to see dermatologist
User :   it is the name of that
Doctor :   since we are bangalore based
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   as of now,our operational area is bangalore
Doctor :   we will be coming to chennai shortly
Doctor :   then we would able to help u better
User :   okieeeeeeeeee
Doctor :   in findings specialist doctor for complain
Doctor :   i suggest u to see a dermatologist at the earliest
Doctor :   u can use selenium sulfide
User :   okie
Doctor :   it wouldbe better if u see dermatologist before u go ahead using selenium sulfide
Doctor :   shampoo
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?

User :   will there be any side effects
Doctor :   not exactly
Doctor :   it does cause scalp irritation
Doctor :   skin irritation
Doctor :   can u see nearest doctor immediately if u experience things like this
Doctor :   usually its safe
Doctor :   response varies from individual
User :   ok
Doctor :   it would be better if u see a dermatologist before u use the shampoo
User :   ok
Doctor :   did u fill the feedback form i sent
Doctor :   u
User :   s
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   there are back pinple marks on the cheeks
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   since how long
Doctor :   black pimple marks isit
User :   s
Doctor :   You will have to speak to a qualified specialist who will be able to help you out with this problem. since this problem needs examination
User :   okie thanks
Doctor :   i suggest u to see deramtologist for this problem
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Do log in again after a few hours to clarify other medical doubts.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye
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