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Dermazinc Shampoo Medication
Depends: Depends on what you mean. This spray is zinc pyrethione which is the same as Head & Shoulders shampoo, but at an inflated price. Go ahead and try it if you want to waste some money. It was compounded with clobetasol until price gouging raised the price too high. Now it is compounded with beta methasone. Both of these are prescription, super-potent steroids which are often used for psoriasis. Any p ...Read more
You should: You should be able to go on the internet and order it. ...Read more
My hair was straight and shiny now they are dull, dry and split ended please suggest me some medication and shampoo. Thanx a lot?
Several: There are several over the counter lines of products that are hypoallergenic. Try vanicream and exederm. ...Read more
I am 22 years old. I have severe hair fall problem. Is there any medication or any shampoo that can stop hair fall.?
See your doc: Before trying any shampoos, you should have a visit with a dermatologist. You also should schedule a PCP visit to have your thyroid tested. Make sure to mention any changes in diet or in your environment as well as whether you have been under severe emotional or physical stress. ...Read more
What can I do with seborrhoea dermatitis on my skull I already used all kind of shampoo no changes what kind of medication I can use?
For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?
Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that produces raised, reddish, and often scaly patches. It can appear as one or multiple patches on the scalp, affect the entire scalp, and spread beyond the scalp to the forehead, back of the neck, or behind the ears.
Medications include soriatane, (acitretin) biologics, or methotrexate. ...Read more
My dandruff has been resolved by using selsun blue to great extent? Now please tell me some anti-hairfall shampoo or medication safe to use, please
Hi, I am suffering from androgenetic alopecia (severe). Prescribed medication finasteride1, capixl gel, kerawash shampoo. Will there be any side effects?
Can a sebum-absorbing treatment shampoo for greasy hair like ducray argeal interfer or influence with any medication or modify blood test's result?
Ducray: No it should not interfere with any blood tests. ...Read more
Best shampoo and serum for brittle weak falling hair? To use beside za medication my dermatologist gave me for heridatery hair loss
Go back to dermatolo: Meanwhile try a conditioner rinse.Get a more detailed answer ›
Multiple: Johnson's baby shampoo, any baby shampoo, Dove or Aussie. Pleae consult your pharmacist. ...Read more
Is there a shampoo that can remove weed from my hair so I can pass a hair drug test? If yes, I shampoo once, will I pass since I have quit?
No, there is no shampoo that gets rid of weed from your hair. It's good that you quit. If you don't smoke anymore, you'll pass your drug test next time.
Doing drugs has consequences. ...Read more
Drug Testing & Hair: No. Absolutely not. These metabolites are buried within the hair fibers and they will not be 'lost' with 'detox' shampoo. Until you cut your hair you will test positive for any drug you have used. ...Read more
My hair is thinning esp. On my crown but I am not witnessing physical hair fall out. I shampoo 3-4x wk. Dealing w dep. Anx. Drug taper. Sebor. Dermt?
Cetaphil cleanser: Use gentle cetaphil skin cleanser. Apply to hair and scalp. Wait 2 minutes, then comb out. Wash your hair 8 hours later. Repeat once a week for 3 weeks. You can hold the mayo! ...Read more
Do any of the hair detoxing techniques and masking shampoo work on passing a hair drug test for meth?
No: Best way to pass the test is don't do drugs. It's pretty hard to fool the hair test. ...Read more
My scalp is very itchy. I have used every dandruff shampoo at the drug store and it makes it worse. I do have very mild psoriasis on my knee and foot. Could they be related?
Lice! In my area it is an epidemic among grade school aged children. If you're around any children, it might be worth combing through your hair with a lice comb to see if any of the little buggers are there. If so treat for lice and you're cured!
and....Lice prefer clean hair to dirty hair so this suggestion is no judgment on you! ...Read more
I have scaly scalp for 6 months ago can't go with shampoo, hydrocortisone written by doctor. Any more advice; shampoo recommendation or any drug ;?
It depends on your hair biology and hair type. However, dermatologist recommend not to shampoo daily and you can skip a day or two. There is no restriction and if you choose to, use a lightweight shampoo.
Hope it helps. ...Read more
Depends on hair type: If you have oily hair, or dry thin hair each manufacturer has special formulations for those types. There are so many brands it can be confusing. Choose one for the type of hair that you have that is within your budget. If you have itchy or flaky scalp, choose a medicated one. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Several.: For most patient, alternating a zinc pyithione shampoo (head and shoulders) and a tar shampoo (neutrogena-t-gel), gives better results. Selenium shampoos work well and are an alternative. Finally, there are shampoos with salicylic acid, which is keratolytic, meaning it helps break apart scales. Finally, ketoconazole shampoo, ie. Nizoral, is quite beneficial. ...Read more
Yes, but: It depends on how extensive the folliculitis is, and what has caused it. In my patients, if it is not extensive and the source of the folliculitis is controlled and deemed infectious in origin, I would recommend going to a pharmacy and getting otc, 4% Chlorhexidine soap and use it on the affected area once a day for seven days. If it hasn't cleared up, I ask my patients to call me immmediately. ...Read more
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
Sal acid and Tar: Psoriatic scalp often is also colonized by a common yeast called pityrosporum ovale, which is the same yeast that causes dandruff. Treatment involves controlling yeast proliferation and exfoliating. Otc shampoos for dandruff generally helps with psoriasis as well such as head and shoulder, neutrogena t-gel, neutrogena t-sal, dhs, or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoos. ...Read more