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A 20-year-old male asked:

My 13 years old son went to a doc, who said who should use selsun for his dandruff daily, but isn't daily excessive? this dries the hair so much.

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
OK: OK to use daily. Can use a conditioner rinse after. There are several shampoos to try, including ketoconazole (Nizoral), DHS-Zn, DHS-SA, Head & Shoulders. See which he likes best. Not expensive, not prescription. Also T-Gel, T-Sal.
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