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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies To Prevent Dandruff

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Any good remedy to prevent dandruff...?

Any good remedy to prevent dandruff...?

Olive Oil: Other than the over the counter dandruff shampoo that is available there are prescription strength which can work even more effectively. Since dryness is often due to a dry scalp, rubbing olive oil into the scalp a few times a week can help. I often recommend leaving it in for several hours prior to showering. ...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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What are some natural home remedies to help acne?

What are some natural home remedies to help acne?

No: Forgive my frankness. This is the 21st century. No home acne treatment works. Whoever told you "natural is better" did you a major disservice. All acne is easily manageable with today's scientific rx. Benzoyl peroxide for starters; then get with your physician for a topical antibiotic and/or a retinoic acid derivative, or something systemic if you need it. You have a right to effective rx. Cheers. ...Read more

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How to treat acne at home ? like home remedies ?

How to treat acne at home ? like home remedies ?

Scientific Rx: The "pop" remedies -- lemon, pepper, honey -- won't help. Some are cruel pranks. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength meds. Being 17 is difficult enough without having acne -- today's meds can keep you clear though it's not pleasant until the disease self-cures. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for sunburn relief & ways to prevent peeling?

What are some home remedies for sunburn relief & ways to prevent peeling?

Simple Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to cure vertigo?

Any home remedies to cure vertigo?

None I know.: Vertigo has an underlying cause which needs to be addressed. That can be done by taking long history and physical. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat acne?

Are there any home remedies to treat acne?

Maybe : If it isn't too bad you can buy a good cleanser and toner like neutrogena acne and moisturizer but don't forget the sunscreen . Just be sure you are using non-comedogenic make up that is oil free. Benzoyl peroxide is over the counter in several strengths. You can apply it for a couple of hours, wash it off then when tolerated try 4 hrs, then leave it on over night before washing it off. ...Read more

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What home remedies to get rid of lice actually work?

What home remedies to get rid of lice actually work?

Home remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies to treat scabies?

Are there home remedies to treat scabies?

No, not really: Elimite (permethrin) is the medication for scabies. A doctor's examination will help make the diagnosis, and then the doctor can prescribe treatment. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the overnight home remedies to cure acne?

Can you please discuss the overnight home remedies to cure acne?

Nothing overnight: This is the 21st century, an era of quick fixes and easy solutions in much of life. This does not extend to serious, complex illnesses such as acne. We can treat all acne effectively, but you must let us do it. If you want to use "natural products", do so as an adjunct to a scientific regimen. If you're responsible for a teen's health & development, get him/her seen by a real physician now. ...Read more

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Is there home remedies to treat scabbies?

Is there home remedies to treat scabbies?

Scabies: Yes, there are over the counter medications to treat scabies. In your pharmacy, look for products that contain the drug permethrin. If you have trouble finding them, ask your pharmacist for help. ...Read more

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What home remedies can I use to treat toenail fungus?

What home remedies can I use to treat toenail fungus?

Several treatments.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but very rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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Best home remedies to cure pink eye?

Best home remedies to cure pink eye?

Pink eye: Cool compresses if the cause is allergy. Mild antibiotic eye drops if infection. Warm compresses applied to the closed eye to ease the discomfort. ...Read more

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Any effective n easy home remedy for acne?

Any effective n easy home remedy for acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: If your acne is mild and over the counter an over the counter benzoyl peroxide product might work period start with the mildest one two and a half percentremember it takes several weeks to be effective and some people find this product to irritating at any strength. ...Read more

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How far home remedy can prevent grey hairs?

How far home remedy can prevent grey hairs?

Grey Hair: Indian gooseberry contains hair enriching tonic properties which makes it a great home remedy for the treatment and prevention of gray hair. The properties enhance hair pigmentation and growth leaving the hair looking beautiful and healthy. This is one of the most beneficial home remedies for gray hair. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Not in the U.S.: Vermox is the medication for pinworms. In the U.S., vermox is by prescription only. I have heard that in some other countries, pinworm medication is over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Home remedies to cure ear infection and avoid drugs?

Home remedies to cure ear infection and avoid drugs?

NO: There are no proven home remedies that cure middle ear infections. Remember studies properly done using comparison groups demonstrate ear infections may get better with no interventions at all. Recent research proves efficacy of antibiotics. I have seen no comparable proof for home remedies such as chiropractery, candling etc. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to remove acne scars?

What are some home remedies to remove acne scars?

Not a good idea.: Several options are available, but none can be done at home. The most effective treatment, in my opinion, is laser abrasion, which smoothes out the edges of the scars to make them less visible. Find a dermatologist who has done lots and lots of them; you don't want a beginner doing this procedure. And you don't want to try it at home. ...Read more

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What are home remedies to treat thrush?

What are home remedies to treat thrush?

Baking soda: Is my favorite. Mix 1 teaspoon baking soda in one cup water and swab the mouth with the solution on a gauze 5 x a day. Gentian violet is a very old and effective remedy and it works. T also stains everything in its path purple permanently. It will come off skin with time like a permanent sharpie marker does. ...Read more