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A 34-year-old member asked:

I have dry sky on my head which gets itchy and causes dandruff look on my jumper tried nizorol shampoo to no avail also my ears get very dry and flaky?

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Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
More than dandruff: This sounds like it might be seborrheic dermatitis, which is like serious dandruff. There are specific treatments for this. See your doc and together you two can plan out a treatment strategy.

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