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Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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What is the best treatment for dandruff problem of hair?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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What is the best treatment for dandruff problem of hair?

Here are some...: Sorry to hear you've bothered by annoying dandruff, which is related with personal constitutional character but changing and evolving over aging, and there is no cure so try and see the available but no "over-expensive" from big brands' products; to get good control you have to wash hair and use the product as advised gingerly once every 1-3 days. ...Read more

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Head And Neck Surgeon (Definition)

This is a surgeon who is competent to perform surgery in the head and neck region. Any disease in this area is treated by this surgeon. Before the otolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon (ent), general surgeons were the classic head and neck surgeon. With the specialization of each surgical field, surgeons now concentrate on specific areas of the body. Ents are best ...Read more


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Why is proper hair care important in dandruff treatment?

Why is proper hair care important in dandruff treatment?

Depends: Dandruff, in and of itself is not a bad thing, lots people have it. However, it is unsightly and can lead to itching along with the scale and flaking. Treatment can reduce all these symptoms. For most people the problem isn't something that can be cured, but it can be controlled. Not sure if that answers your question. ...Read more

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Will salicylic acid used for dandruff treatment, damage color treated hair?

Will salicylic acid used for dandruff treatment, damage color treated hair?

Yes: Any acid treatment to the hair will strip off the color. Look for a very specific dandruff treatment shampoo that is made for colored hair. It will be expensive, but if you have gone to the time and expense to color your hair, you must pay for the products that will maintain your color. This is along the same lines of not swimming in a chlorinated pool with colored hair... ...Read more

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My hair is very oily and full of dandruff no treatment worked, i want to use styling gels that doesnt make hair more oily.. Any certain brand?

My hair is very oily and full of dandruff no treatment worked, i want to use styling gels that doesnt make hair more oily.. Any certain brand?

See a Dermatologist: Dandruff can be a sign of several treatable skin conditions. See a skin doctor to get your scalp healthy, and fix the dandruff. Then you can focus on the oiliness of your hair. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for seborrhea (dandruff like) in a child's hair? 6 year old girl

What is best treatment for seborrhea (dandruff like) in a child's hair? 6 year old girl

Selinium: Based shampoos are best suited for dandruff treatment, or other anti dandruff shampoo, several are commercially available, ask your drugstore, most important is to use it regularly for few weeks, if no improvement see a dermatologist, goodluck ...Read more

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What is best treatment for dandruff? Does it cause hair loss ? And how to make my hair thick and longer coz it seems stop growing?

What is best treatment for dandruff? Does it cause hair loss ? And how to make my hair thick and longer coz it seems stop growing?

Dandruff shampoo: Regular washes with dandruff shampoo are the best way to prevent dandruff. You may need to shower daily or even twice a day. In order to make your hair thick, eat well (fruit, vegetables, and protein) and take a multivitamin. If that doesn't work, you might try taking Folic Acid or biotin which are essential ingredients for hair growth. Thyroid or other medical problems may also thin hair. ...Read more

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How can I clear dandruff in my hairs using home treatment and stop hair fall please tell me and my father olso not have hairs so it is genetic help me?

Dandruff shampoo.: Using over the counter dandruff shampoo will be helpful. Try one that contains zinc pyrithione. Let the dandruff shampoo sit on your scalp for 10 minutes prior to washing it off. While it is important to calm inflammation in the scalp to reduce shedding of hair, you may have a genetic component also. See your dermatologist for full evaluation and management. ...Read more

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What are good dandruff treatments for forehead/bald patches?

What are good dandruff treatments for forehead/bald patches?

OTC Antidandruff : Use any over the counter anti dandruff shampoo as a face wash. It doesn't care where you use it and works equally well all over. ...Read more

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I had been seeing so many doctors and treatment concerning danduruf but it won't last long it appear again in my hair and in same part of my facewhy?

I had been seeing so many doctors and treatment concerning danduruf but it won't last long it appear again in my hair and in same part of my facewhy?

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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I have something like dundruff near my nose close to chin and also on my eyebrows with dundruff on hair can I get the best treatment?

If you already used: Antidandruff shampoo and did not have any luck , do not waste your time and resource . Get an appointment with dermatologist however difficult it may be and get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I cure greasy hair and dandruff using home remedies?

How can I cure greasy hair and dandruff using home remedies?

Shampoos are helpful: Dandruff (seborheic dermatitis) will usually clear with selsun blue or ketoconazole shampoo in 1-2 weeks if the case is mild. You may also find some success with salicylic acid or tar shampoos or a specific shampoo called dhs zinc. Sometimes it is more severe and will require more aggressive treatment. See your doctor or a dermatologist if the above is not helping after a couple weeks. ...Read more

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Why do we have dandruff in hair and what is the cure ?

Seborrheic Dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis is thought to be due to a combination of an over production of skin oil and irritation from a yeast called malassezia. Seborrheic dermatitis appears to run in families. Stress, fatigue, weather extremes, oily skin, infrequent shampoos or skin cleaning, use of lotions that contain alcohol, skin disorders (such as acne), or obesity may increase the risk. Can be controlled. ...Read more

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What's the best home cure for dandruff and skin dryness?

What's the best home cure for dandruff and skin dryness?

Dandruff: The very best dandruff home remedy i can recommend is olive oil shampoo. It will not only bring a nice luster to your hair it also conditions your hair and scalp. Once you experience using olive oil shampoo you'll notice you won't need to buy hair conditioner anymore. ...Read more

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Winters tends to bring dandruff in my hair and that too a lot? Cure plzz other than shampoo I m so pissed at my hair now a days they r so silky

Dandruff: Dandruff is a scalp disorder affecting about half the population of any gender and ethnicity. It often causes itching. It has been established that keratinocytes play a role in expression and generation of immunological reactions with dandruff formation. The severity of dandruff fluctuates seasonally and worsens in winter. Most cases of dandruff can be treated with shampoos but there are no cures ...Read more

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How to cure hair and scalp dryness? In 10 min my hair dries after shampoo.. I don't use conditioner ,it causes dandruff....please help?

There is no Cure for: dandruff also known as seborrheic dermatitis. You need to control it with prescription shampoos, topicals so see your dermatologist for prescriptions and get it under control. Also try sulfate free shampoos or T-sal as well ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?

Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?

Yes OTC: For patients with seborrheic dermatitis of the face, we suggest treatment with a low potency topical corticosteroid cream, a topical antifungal agent, or a combination of the two. ...Read more

Fever And Headache (Definition)

Fever (also known as pyrexia) is one of the most common medical signs and is characterized by an elevation of body temperature above the normal range of 36.5–37.5 °c (98–100 °f) due to an increase in the temperature regulatory set-point. A headache or cephalalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of ...Read more


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Non Pharmaceutical Treatment (Definition)

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