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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Dermatologist: If daily shampooing has not controlled your "dandruff" it may be more than dandruff and it would be time to consult a dermatologist to rule out other ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scalp mass: It could be a cyst but regardless, it is something you need to see a health care provider about as a diagnosis cannot be done without see it. Cysts a ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious Rx: You have acne that's being managed aggressively, which is good, and probably also have seborrheic dermatitis. Your personal physician or a dermatology ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Psoriasis. Seborrheic dermatitis, other? Start with a precise diagnosis. Meanwhile use a dandruff shampoo daily: zinc pyrethione, selenium sulfide, sa ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dandruf: Dandruff is most possible, good anti dandruff shampoo should suffice, if not pls c ur doctor or a dermatologist.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
43 years experience Dermatology
Scalp: Could be a form of acne or folliculitis. You could try a zinc shampoo, tar shampoo or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Several posibilities: A fungus, malassezia lives on scalps of healthy adults without problems, sometimes growing out of control, feeding on oils inyour hair follicles. This ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Dandruff: Use an anti fungal shampoo.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
No one knows: No one really knows what causes dandruff but it may be caused by the overgrowth of a normal fungus on your scalp. Usually it is helped by washing your ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mamina Turegano
Specializes in Dermatology
May not be dandruff: Sores on the scalp fit more with folliculitis (inflammation around the follicles). There could be many reasons for this. If they are painful, I would ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Dandruff: Dandruff is one condition that is authenticated to the scalp. There are two forms in which dandruff can occur: oily; and dry. Those who have an oily ... Read More
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