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dandruff vs dry scalp

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fung ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Treat for Dandruff : See Dermatologist. Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Try over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains z ... Read More
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Dr. Tamara Lyday
15 years experience Family Medicine
Try it: Easiest answer is to try dandruff shampoo over the counter. If no improvement see a dermatologist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Can be: Your dry scalp could be caused by another scalp disorder. Dandruff is associated usually with seborrheic dermatitis only.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Many things!: Tar, zinc pyrithion, selenium, salicylic acid, ketoconazole shampoos. Do not wash daily, since a dry cracked scalp is prone to flaking.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Does not matter: Try washing your hair more frequently with the shampoo of your choice.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Dandruff: This is very likely dandruff. We call this seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. Sometimes this is associated with a rash around the eyebrows / sides ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
27 years experience Dermatology
Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, whic ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, whic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
DANDRUFF SHAMPOO: You need to use a anti dandruff shampoo like head and shoulder with conditioner or selson blue.

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