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i have very bad dandruff. how do i get rid of it? i only use oils in my hair no hair grease. are there any hair products to help prevent bad dandruff.

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Shampoo: Stop the oils. Shower every day using a dandruff shampoo. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. You are likely to respond to shampoo, but may need a prescription.
Answered on Aug 27, 2014
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