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is desonide lotion good for dandruff

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Desowen is steroid: The Saliblu is for the dandruff specifically. The desowen is a topical steroid and can be used to decrease inflammation or itching. Be careful not to ... Read More

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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You probably have seborrheic dermatitis.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
See dermatologist: Your scabs are a result of infection and your dandruff is due to a fungus.You should see a dermatologist to give you the proper treatment.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Can be treated: Probably not bacterial or fungal or any other infection.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Clonate: Please go back to the doctor who prescribed Clonate and he/she will have to help find the right lotion!
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
It : It is certainly possible that you have either seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis of the scalp. There are many treatment options including topical lot ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
It will help you: But you will need therapy for a long time. Usually no prescription is needed. Shampoo daily even if the label says twice a week. Common shampoos for d ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Diagnosis?: Exactly what is the DR's diagnosis? The lotion is a low potency, high priced topical steroid which may reduce itch and flaking, But it will not reduce ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: The time is short that you are using the medicine. It will not cause any significant problem in this time period especially dangerous one. Note that d ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It would help the inflammation caused by dandruff, hairloss has different reasons, it may be just your genes, you may want to see a dermatologist for ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dermatitis: Depending on the severity of her dermatitis you can try using 0.25 percent Hydrocortisone available otc.
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