A 48-year-old member asked:
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does anti dandruff shampoo work?

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Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Leave on for 10- 15 mins before getting into shower, use daily and rotate shampoos, using a tar based/nizeral/headnshoulders if not helpful see a dermatologist.
Answered on Mar 25, 2018

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