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Flakes in hair

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 35 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 57 years experience
Ketoconazole OK: You can get it otc as a shampoo or cream. Not prescription, not risky except oral form.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 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 57 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 17 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Dermatologist: They may have seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. You need to see a dermatologist.
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 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 41 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Seb derm? Psoriasis?: Most likely you have seborrheic dermatitis -- the medical term for dandruff. However, don't assume it without professional evaluation. Psoriasis also ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 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
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Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 35 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

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