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Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Seborrhea: Or seborrheic dermatitis is the cause of your yellow dandruff. Try these shampoos listed from weak to strong: head & shoulders, selsun blue, z-tar. A ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Dandruff shampoo: You could try anti-dandruff shampoo. If it is not helping, then you need to see a doctor. Some people may have diabetes or psoriasis or other skin con ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Fortunately, managing it is usually easy. Ketoconazole shampoo is often helpful and there are other adjuncts. Best wishes.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience in Dermatology
Shampoos: Your best methods at home are: -wash your hair daily. Most people who wash their hair everyday have a lot less dandruff than people who wash less of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, whic ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Seb derm & dandruff: Mild seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff can essentially appear the same, but seb derm is often associated with redness, scaling, and crusting. Seborr ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, whic ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Dandruff: Special shampoos from the drugstore can treat dandruff. Common ingredients include: ketoconazole fights dandruff-causing fungus. Salicylic acid gets ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Different answers: Only dermatologists can answer you both. In general, right kind of (medicated) shampoos is the first step for dandruff control. For alopecia, you prob ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Shampoo daily with a dandruff shampoo such as neutrogena t gel shampoo.
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