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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Wash: Wash your hair - logical isn't it!

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Shampoo: Stop the oils. Shower every day using a dandruff shampoo. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. You are likely to respond to shampoo, but ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Manage, not get rid: Seborrhea / dandruff and its relatives are not curable but are easily managed. Ketoconazole shampoo may prove your best friend; alternated with coal t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
See a derm: Dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis can be treated with topical steroids as well as medicated shampoos. See your dermatologist for a proper protocol to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: A cortisone solution will help some. Wait 3 days, then OK to shampoo. There are shampoos made especially for use on chemically straightened hair, evi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
DANDRUFF SHAMPOO: You need to use a anti dandruff shampoo like head and shoulder with conditioner or selson blue.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Probable psoriasis: It is probably psoriasis-see a dermatologist for evaluation and prescriptions.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Dandruff shampoo: You can start out with with dandruff shampoos such as head& shoulder, selsun blue, and /or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shamppo etc...Avoid excessive hot sh ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Dandruff: is excessively dry and flaking skin. If it is painful or bleeding certainly see your doctor or a dermatologist. Otherwise you can try an over the co ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Derm. Dr. can check: With scalp changes after long-standing dandruff issues, a dermatology doctor can evaluate to see what is happening. The doctor may have some prescript ... Read More
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