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How can i cure my dandruff?

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Dandruff: The areas of the body that tend to be affected are those where there are the most skin glands which make the oil (sebum).Dandruff is scaling of the scalp that happens as a result of seborrhoeic dermatitis. The scalp may also become itchy. Mild patches of flaky skin may also develop on the face. http://patient.info/health/seborrhoeic-dermatitis-leaflet
Dr. David Sire
Dermatology 54 years experience
Not curable: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory condition which is more immunologic than infectious. Some believe that it is a reaction of the body to a natural yeast-like organism that lives on the scalp. It can be aggrevated by stress or irritating scalp products.

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How would you recommend i cure my dandruff?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This will give you the best answer.
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A 29-year-old female asked:

I suffer from dandruff.can.Is there a cure?

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Dandruff: Dandruff is a common scalp condition in which small pieces of dry skin flake off of the scalp. If you have dark hair or you’re wearing dark colors, you may notice the flakes in your hair or on your shoulders. Dandruff may also make your scalp itch. https://www.aad.org/public/skin-hair-nails/hair-care/how-to-treat-dandruff
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I have dandruff. What do I do about it?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Dandruff: Otc tgel or tsal or Nizoral (ketoconazole) or head and shoulders or selsun blue shampoo are effective for treating seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff. One prescription shampoo is loprox.
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A 16-year-old female asked:

What can cure dandruff and what products can I use for it? :/

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
DANDRUFF: ANSWERS TO DANDRUFF IS PROPER SHAMPOOING, FREQUENT SHAMPOOING, AND SHAMPOOING WITH THE PROPER SHAMPOO. IF POSSIBLE I RECOMMEND DAILY SHAMPOOING FOR AT LEAST TEN DAYS, THEN THREE TIMES WEEKLY. TAR SHAMPOOS AND SHAMPOOS CONTAINING KETOCONAZOLE WORK NICELY. BEST LUCK

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