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How to get rid of dandruff?

How to get rid of dandruff?

Controlled: See your dermatologist for the best therapy. This can only be controlled. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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How to get rid of dandruff?

Head and shoulders: Head and shoulders shampoo daily for 2 weeks will usually cure the problem. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruffs?

How to get rid of dandruffs?

Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fungal) is also available. Doctors may also recommend cortisone or Kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays. Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if unusual or worrisome. ...Read more

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How to get rid of underarm hair?

How to get rid of underarm hair?

Several methods...: You can shave it, of course, and you can have your underarms waxed (youch!). I believe many dermatologists are offering laser for hair removal. Shaving is your least expensive route; just don't hurt yourself. Good luck.Lg. ...Read more

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How to get rid of vagina smell?

How to get rid of vagina smell?

Tteatment: Vaginal odor is not normal and often indicates vaginitis. Please see a gynecologist to be evaluated for vaginal discharge/ vaginitis. Once it is treated the odor will subside. Please do not douche. ...Read more

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How to get rid of vignial odor?

How to get rid of vignial odor?

Cause?yeast,bacteria: First determine the cause which can be due to excessive vaginal secretions and/or bacterial or fungal infections. I would discuss with your gynecologist who will perform an exam and possibly perform cultures. While topical antibiotic or anti fungal creams may be applied, the use of vaginal douches or prolonged oral antibiotic or antipsychotic agents may be prescribed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal itching?

How to get rid of vaginal itching?

See doctor: Without knowing the cause of vaginal itching, it is not possible to propose an effective remedy. An examination and testing done by a doctor will provide a diagnosis, and lead to specific and effective treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ear fungus?

How to get rid of ear fungus?

Vinegar/ debridement: First order of business it to remove the fungus and debris in your ear. An ENT will do that. If your ear drum is intact, irrigating it with vinegar/water mixture is helpful. Other possibility is a ink dye that your ENT has. You need both to succeed as ear fungus can be stubborn. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my oily scalp?

How to get rid of my oily scalp?

Home remedy: Lemon can be used to balance pH & reduce scalp oil secretions. Apply / work through juice from two lemons mixed in 2 cups of distilled water to scalp/ hair. Rub in mixture. Rinse off with tepid water after about five minutes. This can be done several times a week. ...Read more

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How to it get rid of dark armpits?

How to it get rid of dark armpits?

Dermatologist: Would see a dermatologist who can examine and advise. ...Read more

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How to get rid of face flakyness?

How to get rid of face flakyness?

Retinol without mois: Flakiness and sensitive skin can actually be treated by use of a good antioxidant daily and believe it of not a short course of retionoic acid which will actually make it worse before it gets better. Do not treat with moisturizers they will only further inflame your skin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruff in hairs?

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Shampoo : A good dandruff shampoo, like selsun blue, and using a fine brush to brush your hair afterward works pretty well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my dandruff?

How to get rid of my dandruff?

Dandruff shampoo: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; selenium sulfide, which can limit cell turnover and decrease the amount of fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of smelly scalp?

What to do to get rid of smelly scalp?

Wash!: Seriously! Take a good bath or shower. Use your favorite shampoo. If that's not enough, ask parents (or partner if you're older) to look for anything out of ordinary. Go see your family doc if any pain, redness (someone has to see it), bumps/growths/rashes, etc. Also check rest of body b/c smell might be coming from somewhere else! ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandriff?

How to get rid of dandriff?

Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fungal) is also available. Doctors may also recommend cortisone or kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays. Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if unusual or worrisome scalp symptoms. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skally scalp?

How to get rid of skally scalp?

Seborrheic derm.: A scaling scalp is commonly due to a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. An effective over the counter treatment is to use selsun blue shampoo, lathering it in and letting it stay in for 5 minutes before rinsing. This should be done 2-4 times per week, depending upon severity. I also recommend to my patients to dry their hair and not just let it air dry. See your doctor if no improvement. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of body odor?

How can I get rid of body odor?

You can't: Everyone will have a smell but we don't want it to be overpowering. Pay attention to hygiene- wash clothes, body, hair often and brush teeth. Use a deodorant and avoid strong smelling foods, tobacco and alcohol. If those measures fail, you may have a medical or dental condition so consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ringworms?

How to get rid of ringworms?

Use Antifungal Cream: You can use an over the counter Antifungal Cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice a day ...Read more

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This greasy sweat coming from my hair and my mom said it was my scalp. How do I get rid of that disgusting smell?

This greasy sweat coming from my hair and my mom said it was my scalp. How do I get rid of that disgusting smell?

Oily Hair/Oily Scalp: Oily skin and hair are a common problem. There are many shampoos designed to reduce the oils in the hair. These products contain chemicals the effectively remove the oils. Unfortunately, the scalp makes the oils again, and in some quickly, and the oil returns. Washing the hair at least once daily will help too. Do not use hair products that contain oils or are greasy as this will make things worse. ...Read more

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What is the best product to get rid of scalp bumps?

What are they ?: You have to see you doctor to find out what are these ' scalp bumps ' . Sebaceous cysts are the most common cause of multiple bumps. , surgical remove will cure , medications will not remove , find out the nature of your bumps first. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scalp dandruff? Facing since long, using head and shoulders but no any significant change.

How to get rid of scalp dandruff? Facing since long, using head and shoulders but no any significant change.

Dandruff: Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, irritated, oily skin (seborrheic dermatitis), not shampooing often enough, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair care products (contact dermatitis), or even a yeast-like fungus (malassezia). When regular shampoos fail, otc dandruff shampoos may succeed. But dandruff shampoos aren't all alike, and you may need to experiment until you find one that works for you. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of scalp folliculitis? Do you need oral antibiotic pills?

See Your Physician: For bacterial folliculitis of the scalp, it is important to determine the organism responsible for the infection. After a culture and sensitivity is obtained, your physician will be able to prescribe the appropriate antibiotic. Since the hair follicle is deep, most patients require a systemic (oral) antibiotic for extensive scalp folliculitis. ...Read more

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What is the best product to get rid of scalp bumps (pimples)?

Scalp Folliculitis: You most likely folliculitis of the scalp. In all cases, it is always prudent to visit your medical professional for treatment advice, especially to determine whether the infection is bacterial or fungal. Treatments range from daily applications of antibiotic creams, to oral antibiotics for infections that do not respond to the creams. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scalp folliculitis? Does salicyclic acid containing shampoo help?

How can I get rid of scalp folliculitis?  Does salicyclic acid containing shampoo help?

Scale Folliculitis: For mild folliculitis, you can try an antibiotic ointment or cream such as bacitracin, Polymyxin B (polysporin), clindamycin, erythromycin, or Mupirocin (bactroban). You may also use an antiseptic cleanser, such as povidone-iodine (for example, betadine) or chlorhexidine. For severe cases, oral antibiotics will be needed. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scalp pimples and little red bumps there?

How do you get rid of scalp pimples and little red bumps there?

I think it best to: be sure of the cause. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my oily scalp?

Home remedy: Lemon can be used to balance pH & reduce scalp oil secretions. Apply / work through juice from two lemons mixed in 2 cups of distilled water to scalp/ hair. Rub in mixture. Rinse off with tepid water after about five minutes. This can be done several times a week. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of smelly scalp?

Wash!: Seriously! Take a good bath or shower. Use your favorite shampoo. If that's not enough, ask parents (or partner if you're older) to look for anything out of ordinary. Go see your family doc if any pain, redness (someone has to see it), bumps/growths/rashes, etc. Also check rest of body b/c smell might be coming from somewhere else! ...Read more

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How should I get rid of a dry scalp with home remidys?

You may not: You may not be able to control with head and shoulders, selsun blue shampoo. See your dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of dandruff from scalp?

What is the best way to get rid of dandruff from scalp?

Scalp shampoos: Head and shoulders and there are a few tar preparations for really severe cases. Another thing to try is scalp oil treatments- especially hot oil treatments... ...Read more

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How do you know if you have scalp fungus and how do you get rid of it?

Skin scraping: A scraping can typicaly be done in your doctors office and examined under a microscope. For difficult cases sometimes a small biopsy can be taken and sent to a pathologist for staining and more close examination. Scalp fungi (or involving any hair) can typically require medicine by mouth (not shampoos, lotions, etc) to clear up completely. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis on my scalp. How can I reduce this or even better get rid of it?

I have psoriasis on my scalp. How can I reduce this or even better get rid of it?

Biologics: Scalp psoriasis can be very difficult to treat! start with bakers p and s solution overnight to remove the scales. Wash with a tar shampoo in am such as dhs tar shampoo followed by clobetasol solution for 2 weeks with a one week break. Biologics are expensive but very effctive. Enbrel, humira, and stelara (ustekinumab) are amazing with minimal risks if monitored. ...Read more

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I have a sorta reddish, clearish, painful bump on my scalp. What is it and how do I get rid of it?

Rash: A rash must be seen by a doctor in order to properly evaluate it and make a diagnosis.That said, if it is painful, it could be an infection, which would require antibiotics to treat. ...Read more

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What do you recommend to get rid of a flaky scalps?

Try dandruff shampoo: Several options for dry flaky scalp. You can first try drandruff shampoo suchas head and shoulder/selsun blue. If those do not work, you should see a physician to make sure there is no other reason for your scalp flaking. They can then prescribe a steroid shampoo wash that should help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of skally scalp?

Seborrheic derm.: A scaling scalp is commonly due to a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. An effective over the counter treatment is to use selsun blue shampoo, lathering it in and letting it stay in for 5 minutes before rinsing. This should be done 2-4 times per week, depending upon severity. I also recommend to my patients to dry their hair and not just let it air dry. See your doctor if no improvement. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dandruff/dry scalp?

How can I get rid of dandruff/dry scalp?

Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; selenium sulfide, which can limit cell turnover and decrease the amount of fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a dry scalp/dandruff?

Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; selenium sulfide, which can limit cell turnover and decrease the amount of fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of very bad dandruff/dry scalp?

DANDRUFF SHAMPOO: You need to use a anti dandruff shampoo like head and shoulder with conditioner or selson blue. ...Read more