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A 25-year-old male asked:

I hv chronic dandruff wd itching & hairfall.if i don't shampoo for 1 day my scalp starts stinking & itching bad. seborrheic dermatitis suggestions plz?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
What's been tried?: There are lots of options. Sometimes scalp odor is due to your particular bacterial flora rather than a fungus. Have you tried a daily sulfur shampoo? This is likely to give you a good result.

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Last updated Nov 11, 2014

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