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A 26-year-old male asked:

I really need help finding a shampoo that fights dandruff but also works for extremely sensitive skin? ive had reactions to both selsun blue and dove.

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Dr. Larry Eastburn
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Trial and error,: There is no rhyme or reason to the sensitivity you are experiencing. Many patients allergic to sulfa will react to Selsun. Dove is fairly mild. Neutogena is mild and non-allergenic and many of my patients have done well with Zinc products. A trial of Zincon shampoo may be helpful. If these don't work see your physician or Dermatologist for other options. Good luck and good hair.
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