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Flakes in hair

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Hydration baths: At his age, i like to stay away from any prescription medications unless it is truly necessary. Try to bath him in luke warm water with dove liquid s... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Ketoconazole OK: You can get it otc as a shampoo or cream. Not prescription, not risky except oral form.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 30 years experience
Flakes: Olive oil may be used to loosen flakes prior to washing out with an anti dandruff shampoo.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Change shampoo: If you do not like the smell of selsun, there are numerous other dandruff shampoos. Try head and shoulders, nizoral, (ketoconazole) dhs, t-sal. You fa... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 18 years experience
Lupus vs. other: While sarcoid can affect the skin, discoid lupus or another autoimmune disease are also possible. See you doc and possibly a rheumatologist.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
It is quite likely that you have seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. If you can't control the condition with daily cleansing with a gentle soap and sh... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Dry scalp: Sometimes may be funga linfecti onas well. Can try selsun Blue shampoo or Nizoral shampoo and also try conditioning with coconut oil after washing. F... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
See your doctor: You m,ay have any number of things to include lice, scabies or a skin rash such as eczema or psoriasis. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Marine Fish Oil: Glad to see you've been to a dermatologist. You can consider using high doses of good quality marine fish oil to lubricate your skin from the inside.... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 36 years experience
NO: Do not think that there is any connection here. What hair are you referring to anyway? Pubic hair or hair on your head. Neither should flake due to ma... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Hat or sunscreen: Ideally, wear a hat. If that is not feasible, use a spray-on broad-spectrum sunscreen at least twice a day.
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