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how long does it take to get rid of dandruff

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not curable: You will manage your dandruff every day of your life, like I do. Thankfully you have many effective options.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Usualy 1-2 weeks: Dandruff (seborheic dermatitis) will usually clear with selsun blue in 1-2 weeks if the case is mild. Sometimes it is more severe and will require mo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Stephens
17 years experience Dermatology
A week or two: With consistent use, it should help within a week or two. Recurrence is not uncommon.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Wash hair : If you wash your hair several times a week with a dandruff shampoo that should help. Hot water in the shower only dry out your skin especially in the ... Read More
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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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Dandruff: Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, irritated, oily skin (seborrheic dermatitis), not shampooing often enough, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Controlled: See your dermatologist for the best therapy. This can only be controlled.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Head and shoulders: Head and shoulders shampoo daily for 2 weeks will usually cure the problem.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Walker
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Selenium shampoo: Selenium shampoos work great for dandruff.
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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