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A 44-year-old female asked about a female:

I have flakes in my hair so i started using (iselsun blue medicated shampoo). after a week my hair smells real bad. what can i do to get rid of.

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Change shampoo: If you do not like the smell of selsun, there are numerous other dandruff shampoos. Try head and shoulders, nizoral, (ketoconazole) dhs, t-sal. You fail to indicate if selsun cleared the flakes. If otc shampoo does not clear it, see a dermatologist.

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