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Dandruff Around Nose
I have patchs of dandruff like skin flakes on my face under my nose and my chin in my eyebrows its like my face is severely chaped, getting worse.
There's a cure: Depends on what it looks like but possible diagnoses include seborrheic dermatitis, or a kind of ringworm. Either of these can be fixed with topical creams. You might want to show your doctor first so they can tell you what to try first, since if you choose incorrectly, you could make it worse. ...Read more
I have acne from the age of 16 (I m 23 now) and dandruff too. Recently my acne started gettin worse & thr r painful black patches on both sides of nose?
Mixed issues...: One might be worsening the other one. You might need anti fungal and antibiotic treatment in order to help with both conditions. Both are known to be caused by possible infectious source so there is no easy fix especially when both are present at the same time. My advise is to see a Dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
I have red irritated spots around my nose and chest front which some time irritated and white dry spots on back also. Dandruff is also in my hire?
Seborrhea: What you are describing sounds like seborrheic dermatitis. This rash is caused by yeast overgrowth on the skin and scalp. We commonly call this dandruff in the scalp, but the medical term is seborrhea. Seborrhea can extend to involve the face, neck, shoulders, chest and back. However, you should have it checked out by a doctor to make sure. There are many causes for a rash like you describe. ...Read more
I have dandruff and I have skin flakes in my eyebrows, near my nose, in my ear, and sometimes near my chin and between my nose and lips what should I do?
All my life I have suffered from very dry skin (worsens in the winter months) on my face an very bad dandruff on my scalp and hair line. It gets red an very dry an sometimes painful on my eyelids an the crease of my nose an chin. Recently it spread to
What's a good way to cure dandruff, peeling skin on nose, constantly stuffy nose, and foot eczema?
See below: All thesee may be related or totally unrelated the best thing to do is to see a dermatologist and see if they are realted or not and then get treatment for them. ...Read more
Head and shoulders: Should be no problem. May dry your scalp a little. ...Read more
Wash your scalp daily with any shampoo or soap. If after three months it has not helped, consult this site for other home remedies.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/natural-fixes#1
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Have a lot of dandruff, even though I use Head & Shoulders once a week, and regular shampoo everyday.
Seborrhea: Is the condition you describe and is due to over activity of the oil glands of the skin. You may want to try using the H&S more frequently to see if that controls the flakiness better. If not your physician can prescribe medication that will improve the problem. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I have severe dandruff. Some at shampoo make it worse. Head and shoulders helps a little. Any oral meds I can take.
My skin from mustache and head leaves greasy and dandruff like material for last 8 years. What has happened tom? Is it curable?
I tried all dandruff products but nothing seems to work and I keep getting scabs on my head from all the itching please help me?
See provider: Please see your health provider to get evaluation and possibly a prescription shampoo to help. ...Read more
What explains a 3-inch diameter circular patch of bad dandruff on the crown of my 9-year-old daughter's head that will not go away?
Water heater rusted out, caused terrible dandruff & crusty sores on head. Month after new heater, still not getting better. What do I do?
See doc: You will need to see a local doc to discuss it with him. Not sure whether it is all heater related or not, but it's important for you to be seen. ...Read more
I am 25 years old, I am getting white hairs on head. There were very few on sides but now they are increasing. No dandruff. How to cure it?
No cure: For gray hairs, some people get grey hairs at the age of 18 others and 30, hair coloring is an option ...Read more
I have dandruff. I have tried every brand of shampoo nothing works. What can I do? Head and shoulders works but only for awhile. So? Pls help
Dandruff: Well, you may want to be examined by doctor first as certain diseases like psoriasis can resemble dandruff but are treated differently. If it is dandruff, I suggest trying coal tar shampoo or selenium sulfite one (over-the-counter formulation). Also, Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo may be a good option. Try one of those or all three of them if one or two are not working well. ...Read more
Parts of my head are shedding skin (much larger than dandruff, about 3-7mm in diameter). Some also seem to have blood spots. What should I do?
Consult your PCP: Good day, thank you for your question! I would strongly suggest you consult your primary care physician for them to evaluate you. ...Read more
Dear sir my skin from head and mustache leave greasy dandruff like material for last 8 years. What has happened to me? Is it curable disease?
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing you and examining this cannot tell. Go and see a dermatologist, get seen, evaluated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a place on the bottom lft side of my head that is dry & flaky I thought it was dandruff & am using t-gel but it's not helping. Do u know what?
Time to c derm MD: If you have a persistently dry area, you may want to have this evaluated by a dermatologist. It may require different treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Products containing zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, salicylic acid all help. Some products are neutrogena t-sal, neutrogena t-gel, selsun blue, Nizoral shampoo, dhs shampoo, keralyt. Stronger prescription shampoos require seeing doctor (ie: topical steroid shampoos, urea shampoo). ...Read more
Persistent dandruff problem tried many solutions but gives relief for temporary. Head & Shoulder gives temporary relief.
Dandruff: See a dermatologist for a prescription shampoos and steroid cream ...Read more
It's really shameful to have this thing in my head. It started as dandruff now it's getting big and itchy. Can this be removed? Thanks!
I have been having pretty bad dandruff I always scratch off the dandruff. I use head and shoulders but it doesn't work what else can I use?
Coal tar solution:
An effective treatment for dandruff is a solution containing up to 10% coal tar - see your local chemist to see what they have available.
The principle is to apply the solution to the scalp in a lather and leave it on for an hour, before washing off with shampoo. Do this nightly for one week, then repeat every 1-2 weeks when needed.
If dandruff persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
I was my long/thick hair every other day with head n shoulders but get so much dandruff! Am I over washing or is there another cause to dandruff?
See a dermatologist: You will probably like the effect of a steroid solution such as fluocinide. 05%. You may have seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. Meanwhile you can try a different shampoo such as DHS-Zn which is twice as strong as Head/shoulders. You might also try a selenium sulfide [selsun], ketoconazole [nizoral], or tar, or salicylic acid shampoo. ...Read more