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A 35-year-old male asked:

Due to mental health problems, my hygiene has been bad for 2 years. i have a lot of buildup of thick, crusty dandruff on my scalp from lack of showers. it feels like my hair is thinning due to this. is this reversible with treatment/shampoo?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Yes, normal cleanliness should help slow restoration. Good Luck
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Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
Go to your local pharmacy and pick up OTC shampoo for psoriasis and wash hair to start at least 3 times at one sitting. Than read directions for future washes. Your other hygiene problems should be addressed.
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Last updated Dec 20, 2021
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