A 17-year-old member asked:

I am using selsun blue dandruff shampoo & i notice i have more hair loss & more oily hair. but the dandruff are controlled, should i stop using it?

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Dr. Valerie Cacho
Sleep Medicine 14 years experience
Dandruff blues: Dear KMcClure, Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, allergies, fungal infection, or irritated skin. I would recommend to alternate shampoos between an anti-dandruff shampoo and non anti-dandruff shampoo. If your dandruff is already controlled using selsun blue 2-3x a week should work. For natural anti-dandruff products look for a shampoo with tea tree oil or even an essential oil of it.
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