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Zinc and antifungal shampoo to treat dandruff and hairfall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   ya
User :   on my head
Doctor :   ok
User :   have a lot of dandruffs
User :   i tried a lot of medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   but din get a good result
User :   hair falling is very high
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the main cause is stress and nutritional deficiency
Doctor :   you should start with a healthy diet
User :   hw can i prevent hair loss
User :   ok
User :   ??
User :   atlast i decided to go for homeopathy
Doctor :   what medications have you used till now?
User :   i ve used selsun shampoo
Doctor :   ok
User :   ayurvedic oils
Doctor :   you should avoid sun exposure
Doctor :   a lot
Doctor :   only get some sun before 10 am and after 4 pm
User :   okie
Doctor :   also eat more proteins in your diet
Doctor :   like egg white soya
User :   is there any problem if i use hair oils?
Doctor :   oily scalp can lead to more dandruff
User :   what kind of oils should i use???
Doctor :   you can use little quantities
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can consult your dermatologist for
Doctor :   other medications for dandruff like
Doctor :   zinc based and tar based shampoos
Doctor :   the dandruff could also be due to a fungal infection
Doctor :   hence you may need an antifungal shampoo
Doctor :   first use continuously
Doctor :   every day
User :   ok
Doctor :   then cut down to 2-3 weeks
Doctor :   also Learn to manage stress.
User :   ok
Doctor :   i also suggest that you take
Doctor :   Cap. Becozinc 1 cap everyday
Doctor :   for 1 month
User :   ok
Doctor :   as for hair fall
Doctor :   you can use
User :   can u suggest any name shampoos if u dont mind
Doctor :   One tab daily after food
Doctor :   the zinc based and tar based shampoos
User :   ok
Doctor :   have to be given on prescription after a dermatologisr examines you physically
Doctor :   also the antifungal shampoo
User :   and also my sister got the same problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   hair fall
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she should also eat a healthy diet
Doctor :   like more proteins
Doctor :   she should avoid tying her hair tightly
Doctor :   and use clips nstead of bands
Doctor :   also she should eat more fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   she should also get her haemoglobin tested
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yes confrmed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   and she is undeweight
Doctor :   ok
User :   she is so thin
Doctor :   improper nutrition could be the cause
User :   need to gain weight
Doctor :   there should be good diet
User :   any suggestion
User :   ?
Doctor :   she should take more proteins
Doctor :   and eat more number of small frequent meals
User :   ok
Doctor :   also should eat more fruits like bananas
User :   ok
Doctor :   her snacks should be nourishing like fruits
Doctor :   nuts
Doctor :   like almonds, cashewnuts
Doctor :   she can also add a little amount of ghee in her diet
User :   any vitamin or iron tonics
Doctor :   she should get her haemoglobin tested
User :   ok
Doctor :   if there is any low haemoglobin
User :   will do tat
Doctor :   then we can give the supplements
Doctor :   meanwhile she can take the becozinc capsules
Doctor :   also
Doctor :   anything else?
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   thanks
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   ya filled
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