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A 25-year-old female asked:

i'm struggling with dandruff for quite some time now. i have been truing to self treat with medicated shampoo but i am not winning at all. my scalp is itchy, dy and flaky. it becomes reddish and painful after scratching it. please help.

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
You may need: to see a dermatologist for topical steroid lotion for your scalp.

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Last updated Apr 22, 2020

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