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A 32-year-old member asked:

In what way can i get rid of my dandruff, but still take hot showers.?

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 43 years experience
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 winter.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
You can shampoo ever: Every day. Use a conditioning rinse if you like. Head ; shoulders make zinc pyrethium ; selenium shampoos. Selsun (selenium sulfide). Nizoral (ketoconazole) are popular. The generics are similar but cheaper. Ther are also tar shampoos ; salycilic acid shampoos to try. Ok to shampoo every day. See a dermatologist if this fails. You can also find Hydrocortisone solution to apply after shampoo.
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