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I have very dry scalp what to do? flakes like dandruff in hair

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Sometimes may be funga linfecti onas well. Can try selsun Blue shampoo or Nizoral shampoo and also try conditioning with coconut oil after washing. Follow up with dermatology

Answered Jul 3, 2017

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the most common cause is dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis, the cause of which is not known but thought to be a type of yeast, usually treated with one of the medicated shampoos for this condition or other prescription medications other causes include fungal infection of the scalp, contact dermatitis (contact with something that irritates the scalp) and psoriasis medical review is required

Answered Jul 3, 2017

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Natural remedies that may help .Tea tree oil, Aloe, Baking soda, Olive oil are some of the remedies. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/video/dandruff-causes-treatment Over the counter shampoo containing ketoconazole may help in the treatment

Answered Feb 14, 2019

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