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I have dandruff real bad i've tried all kind of dandruff shampoo and nothing works. Any suggestions?

I have dandruff real bad i've tried all kind of dandruff shampoo and nothing works. Any suggestions?

Other options: I agree with dr. Hernandez. Keep the shampoo on scalp for at least 5 minutes 3 x a week. Other options are otc salicylic acid shampoo same way alternating days with nizoral (ketoconazole). Also, scalpicin can be used for itching 1-2 x daily. This is a condition that can be controlled, not cured. See a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis as other conditions such as psoriasis may appear similar. ...Read more

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Dandruff (Definition)

Dandruff is when dead skin cells from the scalp shed. As skin cells die a small amount of flaking is normal. Some people experience an unusually large amount of flaking either chronically or as a ...Read more


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Lost my eyebrow hair , the only diagnoses I've had is dermatitis& I've been treating it with dandruff shampoo&latisse for 9 weeks now no results?

Lost my eyebrow hair , the only diagnoses I've had is dermatitis& I've been treating it with dandruff shampoo&latisse for 9 weeks now no results?

First question is to: rule out thyroid disease or Alopecia Areata. If these are the causes then treatment of these conditions will likely lead to hair regrowth. Latisse (bimatoprost) is fine but need to find out possible cause. ...Read more

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Treating Dandruff (Checklist)

Do not shampoo too frequently -- it will dry out your scalp
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Alternate shampoos: Zinc one day, tar three days later
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Don't scratch your scalp
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Treating Dandruff (Tip)

Treating Dandruff

Try OTC T-sal or T-gel shampoo. Avoid hot showers. Add a topical retinoid to remove flakes. ...See more

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Can hypopigmentation (vitiligo) on my forehead be treated with dandruff shampoo?

Can hypopigmentation (vitiligo) on my forehead be treated with dandruff shampoo?

Hairline: If it from vitiligo, it will not help. If it is flaky and whitish it may be seborrhea and then it may help. ...Read more

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Treating Dandruff (Tip)

Treating Dandruff

Key is to control symptoms with regular medicated shampoo treatments. ...See more