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how to get rid of white patches on skin due dandruff

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Wash your scalp daily with any shampoo or soap. If after three months it has not helped, consult this site for other home remedies. http://www.webmd.c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Start with Selsun: Blue.Keep on for 5 min,then rinse away.If no improvement after 2 weeks,see Family Doc or Dermatology.
A 35-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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Dandruff: Most people start off by using an anti-dandruff shampoo containing zinc or coal tar. Brands include Head and Shoulders and T-Gel. For more severe ... Read More
A 24-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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Scalp Dermatitis: Itching , scaling and redness can be from either Psoriasis , Seborrhea or Eczema. The best OTC Tx is a shampoo containing either Zinc , Sulfur , Salic ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No, unless..: You may be feeling little sports of psoriasis on your scalp. Use a shampoo with zinc pyrithione, tar, and/or selenium. Shapoos with salicyclic acid b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dandruff: Your itching scalp may be fue to something other than dandruff. Check with your dermatologist to rule out psoriasis of the scalp, for examplre.
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Dandruff not the cause of hair loss. A skin specialist will help with both. Meanwhile begin daily shampoo in shower using dandruff shampoo such as zin ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Nizoral (ketoconazole): Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo is what you need

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