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can you get dandruff from another person

A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
No: Assuming the diagnosis is correct, it is a common condition that is not contagious. Cuddle up!
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: :-).

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Complex: It's the interaction between several hormones, one's own skin biology, and the pityrosporum yeast. It has nothing to do with poor personal hygiene. Fo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Long list of shampoo: There is long list of commercial shampoo for that, they are all effective. There is a prescription shampoo for that ,but you need to see your doctor f ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Preventive: Nothing to do to prevent her from getting it. It is certainly not harmless and don't worry about it - just enjoy her!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: Blue dandruff shampoo, coal tar, sulfur, ketoconazole and glucocorticoids all play a role in managing what is probably seborrheic dermatitis. A dermat ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Dandruff : Anti dandruff shampoos such as t sal or head and shoulders are often helpful. Olive oil helps decrease thicker scales.
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A member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
? Dandruff: You may have seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. If you have already used a dandruff shampoo several times a week and your scalp is not better then i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Seborrheic dermatiti: is a common skin condition that causes scaly patches, red skin and stubborn dandruff. Flare ups can occur for not apparent reason, resulting in wors ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Farewell to dandruff: Dandruff comes and goes. Hopefully there are some things you can do to keep it away for a longer time. You can use tea tree oil shampoo or over the co ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Controlled: See your dermatologist for the best therapy. This can only be controlled.
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