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i have horrible dry scaley and flakey scalp...not normal dandruff. i can't go in public like this.. help?

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Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dermatology 13 years experience
Seborrhea: Try using otc shampoos such as Nizoral (ketoconazole) 1%, t-gel, t-sal or head and shoulders. Wash them into your scalp and leave there for several minutes and then rinse.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
For dry, itchy scalp: Aloe Vera - shampoo & rinse scalp/ hair. Break off aloe vera leaves & apply about 1 TBSP o f the gel onto scalp. Rinse after 5 minutes. Sesame Oil - Apply warmed sesame oil to scalp & massage for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse.

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