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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Third best treatment: Selenium sulfide found in selsun blue kills the fungi (malassezia furfur) that causes tinea versiclolor. Applying the shampoo, letting it dry on for 1 ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
40 years experience Pharmacology
Shouldn't cause any: The Nizoral (ketoconazole) should not cause any problems in the scrotal area. The Nizoral (ketoconazole) is an anti-fungal shampoo, so could help with ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Third best treatment: Selenium sulfide found in selsun blue kills the fungi (malassezia furfur) that causes tinea versiclolor. Applying the shampoo, letting it dry on for 1 ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cortisone: Topical cortisone lotion (may need a rx) will likely stop the inflammation. In the meanwhile, stop scratching and trying to peel off the scabs.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Persistence: Tinea versicolor takes time to clear & often recurs. Perhaps prescription strength selenium sulfide lotion (2.5%) applied for 10 minutes daily for 7 d ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: If it is true scalp ringworm, the topical lotions can reduce the surface growth but the problem is deeper.Scalp ringworm gets down into the root syste ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: You need to treat the underlying inflammatory process responsible for psoriasis before it will improve. A dandruff shampoo is worthless for this probl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: First you need an accurate diagnosis. Then you can be helped according to the nature of the spots. None of the things you tried will ever effect freck ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Seb derm flakes: Washing the hair more frequently, adding a salicylic acid or tar shampoo helps get rid of flakes, as does adding a cortisone solution to help decrease ... Read More

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