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Vaginal fungal infection, dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have q ffquery for dand dru
Doctor :   You mean dandruff ?
User :   wnna know is it related to sum vaginal fungal infection
User :   yes
Doctor :   Yes, dandruff is associated with a fungus named as Pityriasis.
Doctor :   This fungus however is not related to vaginal fungal infections.
User :   from past 2-3 weeks im facing this problem
User :   suddenly the amt of dandruff has increased
Doctor :   Pityriasis is a fungus that is associated with skin conditions.
Doctor :   Have you tried any treatment?
User :   no
User :   i ahvent
User :   what should i do
User :   im just using dandruff shampoo
User :   but that doesnt help much
Doctor :   As I mentioned, this condition is associated with fungus which resides on the skin and scalp.
User :   ok
Doctor :   For better effectiveness of antidandruff shampoo, it is absolutely necessary that you massage the scalp and not the hairs with the shampoo.
Doctor :   Apply the shampoo and massage the scalp entirely for five minutes.
User :   ok
Doctor :   This process causes better control of dandruff.
Doctor :   The most preferred shampoo by hair specialist for dandruff treatment is Nizoral shampoo.
Doctor :   This is available at any chemist shops.
User :   i havent tried this
User :   ok
User :   will try this shampoo
Doctor :   You may use them and apply them as directed.
Doctor :   You this shampoo twice or thrice a week.
Doctor :   You should be able to find good dandruff control in 2-3 months time.
User :   but i want to understand what is the reason for dandruff
User :   alrite
Doctor :   Dandruff is mainly caused by the fungus.
User :   i have an oily scalp
Doctor :   A few factors such as presence of dirt, excess moisture / oil, stress and others
Doctor :   increase the chances of this fungal infection, causing worsening of the condition.
Doctor :   You need to use the shampoo regularly.
User :   alrite
Doctor :   Withdrawl from shampooing have resulted in recurrence of dandruff problem in some people.
Doctor :   hence with good stress measures, healthy diet and regular anti dandruff shampoo use, dandruff problem can be solved.
Doctor :   Hope that is clear to you.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes
User :   will try that shampoo
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   i have one more query
Doctor :   Proceed.
User :   im trying to concieve from past 3 months
Doctor :   Ok
User :   during intercourse v use condom intially and then remove it
User :   does this affect the chances of concieving
User :   hi doc u there
User :   hi
User :   u there
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