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Can dandruff or dry skin cause greasy hair?

Can dandruff or dry skin cause greasy hair?

Not really: Flaking/dandruff can be the result of oily skin, which irritates the skin and causes flaking. Common mistake to think flaking is from dry skin, but if greasy hair then not dry skin so shampoos daily foroily skin helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Is there any shampoo which treats & really helps for greasy hair?

A few: Most shampoos these days are mild. They are mild because people color their hair, do heat treatments, straighten, blow dry, etc. Older shampoos such as
prell were much harsher but got rid of all of the oil.
Look for a shampoo for oily hair. The best person to ask maybe your hair dresser. Don't get one for fine,
dyed or chemically treated hair. Try dial soap if your hair is really oily. ...Read more

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Does a lot of shampoo cause greasy hair or too little of it? How can hair be washed everyday without becoming greasy?

Does a lot of shampoo cause greasy hair or too little of it? How can hair be washed everyday without becoming greasy?

Oily hair: If you have greasy hair, it is likely because you make alot of sebum and is not due to the shampoo. Shampoo strips oil from you hair and should be rinsed out thoroughly. You may be one of those people who needs to shampoo a few times a day. This is not uncommon when hitting puberty and is often seen associated with acne too.... ...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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Tired of my greasy hair I don't know what to do anymore tried everything but it gets back to how it was after few times, 25yrs old female?

Tired of my greasy hair I don't know what to do anymore tried everything but it gets back to how it was after few times, 25yrs old female?

Examine diet: Chronic greasy hair can be due excessive consumption of starch and fat. It is often accompanied by greasy skin. Review our diet to see if there are changes you can make that will help improve your nutrition. See this website for good information : https://www. Aad. Org/stories-and-news/news-releases/d549a1fb-ef3d-4e17-bec6-2b4c977d33af ...Read more

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Which doctor should you see if having greasy hair? A dermatogolist?

Which doctor should you see if having greasy hair? A dermatogolist?

Hygiene: I can think of no reason to see a physician for 'greasy' hair. I would advise asking the person who cuts your hair or the expert at the salon you go to to recommend a good product for your hair type. ...Read more

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Why does my hair get greasy after a day of washing it? Could it be my thyriod its borederline or hormones?

Why does my hair get greasy after a day of washing it? Could it be my thyriod its borederline or hormones?

Grease is normal: The question of why you might have greasy hair is very difficult to answer without actually seeing the patient. All scalps have oil glands and they make oil. So depending on your age group you have oil which is genetically determined. Basically this means that you have to use a de-oiling shampoo and wash more frequently. ...Read more

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I have a problem with my greasy hair I have to wash it everyday and that made it fragile and faint what's the solution for that?

I have a problem with my greasy hair I have to wash it everyday and that made it fragile and faint what's the solution for that?

Shampoo: It is best to continue washing daily, but use a milder shampoo, or one that contains also a conditioner, to avoid over-drying the hair and scalp. ...Read more

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I have a very oily hair. I am using a shampoo (anti dandruff and for greasy hair) and I keep it on hair for a while but no benefit! What to do?

I have a very oily hair. I am using a shampoo (anti dandruff and for greasy hair) and I keep it on hair for a while but no benefit! What to do?

Greasy Hair: Nexxus exoil normalizing shampoo floats away oil and grime without drying the hair or scalp. The gentle yet, highly effective astringent botanicals, pansy, lemongrass and witch hazel, help to normalize and balance the oil output of the scalp. Jojoba, the remarkable botanical, removes excess sebum from the hair follicle. ...Read more

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Hi, Hair suddenly greasy on right side only, underlayers. Itchy. Feels wet as day goes on, shower at night, top layer is soft as normal. No dietary/hormone changes that I know of?

Hi, Hair suddenly greasy on right side only, underlayers. Itchy. Feels wet as day goes on, shower at night, top layer is soft as normal. No dietary/hormone changes that I know of?

Sweating.: You may have more sweat glands producing wetness on that side and sebaceous glands producing sebum. When the sebum dries on the skin it becomes itchy and called seborrheic dermatitis. Try a salicylic acid based, coal tar based or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo OTC. If not helpful see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have really greasy hair I take a shower monday morning and my hair looks greasy by monday night do u know why this happens?

I have really greasy hair I take a shower monday morning and my hair looks greasy by monday night do u know why this happens?

Change shampoo: You need to change to a shampoo such a t sal that contains salicylic acid and leave in for 30 minutes and then lather and rinse. This will decrease the build up from the over tive oil glands in your scalp. A topical anti-inflammatory prescription such as lodex may help. ...Read more

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Can a thyroid disease cause greasy hair?

Can a thyroid disease cause greasy hair?

No: Unless it's sweats, thyroid disease should not cause greasy hair. ...Read more

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Can a thyroid disease cause oily greasy hair?

Can a thyroid disease cause oily greasy hair?

Thyroid: An underactive thyroid can cause very dry skin and hair but an overactive thyroid can cause oily hair and very smooth skin. Other symptoms of an overactive thyroid include diarrhea, or frequent stooling, loss of hair, rapid heart rate and even irregular heart beat. Check with your doctor and if you have any other symptoms they could run a thyroid test to evaluate. ...Read more

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What is the solution for greasy hair? And for greasy skin of the face? Is there any lotion that I can buy without prescription from the pharmacy?

What is the solution for greasy hair? And for greasy skin of the face? Is there any lotion that I can buy without prescription from the pharmacy?

Growing up: 18 y/o males have high testosterone levels=excessive sebum production= greasy hair, skin, and acne. See a dermatologist for ways to control your symptoms until your production of testosterone starts to drop. Genetics plays a large part in this also. Under conditions you listed anger. High testosterone strikes again! ...Read more

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I came off of my birth control about 2 months ago, &ever since I have experienced very greasy hair. How long will this happen? Will it return to norm?

I came off of my birth control about 2 months ago, &ever since I have experienced very greasy hair. How long will this happen? Will it return to norm?

Doubt birth control: What you describe is quite interesting and I do not know the cause; but I think its extremely unlikely it's related to the birth control. Good wishes. ...Read more