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Dandruff Wash Nits
Possibly: Dandruff is flakes of skin, so should wash off. If it does not, it certainly can be nits, as these are the egg casings of head lice and are glued to the hair shaft. If his head itches, or other signs of irritation, it should be checked out. Headlice are very infectious! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair ; massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular ; you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more
We have treated my hair so many times for lice. The bugs look like lice but what else could it be? I can't tell if I have nits or dandruff
Dandruff flakes off: Dandruff flakes off easily while nits are essentially "glued" to the hair shaft and are difficult to remove. Very important to treat entire household with a lice shampoo (Nix, Rid, etc) and to launder all bedding incl pillows, mattress covers, sheets, etc. in very hot water (120 degrees). Use "nit comb" to remove all nits from hair, be diligent, repeat until nits gone. ...Read more
There are little tiny bugs in my hair. Not lice or nits or fleas but they look almost like little flies. If I itch my head ( dandruff ) I find them.
Hard to say: These could be bedbugs, by your brief description, but only a visit to your doc or dermatologist would allow a proper label. ...Read more
Dandruff: A yeast called malassezia. This fungus is one of the normal microscopic life forms that grow, along with certain bacteria, in your skin's oily secretion (sebum). Creams, foams or lotions containing an antifungal agent, such as ketoconazole (ketozole, extina), often help reduce flare-ups, supporting the idea that this yeast is a contributing factor. But seborrheic dermatitis is not contagious. ...Read more
Can washing ur hair less, make it dry? I used to wash 3 times week. Now, 2 times. I seem to have dandruff now
How many times in a week should i wash my dandruff hair? The dandruff is flaky & my hair tends to be oily. Should i wash everyday?
Use a dandruff: shampoo product, and wash it every day. If this doesn't work,get a prescription from your doctor for an anti-dandruff medication and apply it to your scalp. ...Read more
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