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Treatment options for hereditary baldness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am software engineer, i used work before computer for 8-9 hours per day.. i am facing hair loss problem from 2years, can u suggest me how can i improve my hairs..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have hereditary baldness in your family?
User :   yea, my father has
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How many hairs are you losing per day.
User :   not exactly know.. but it may upto 50
Doctor :   A loss of 80-100 hairs per day is considered normal.
Doctor :   Hereditary baldness cannot be completely cured but can be prevented
Doctor :   and delayed
User :   but my fore has lesser hairs..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Permanent cure is hair transplantation.
Doctor :   You can delay the fall by eating a high protein diet
Doctor :   like more soya, eggs and pulses
Doctor :   Eat more iron containing foods like green leafy vegetables and kheema and dates
Doctor :   I suggest that you consult a Trichologist regarding Minoxidil and Finasteride therapy
Doctor :   as it has been known to help to a certain extent.
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