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How long does it take for selsun blue to completely get rid of dandruff?

How long does it take for selsun blue to completely get rid of dandruff?

Usualy 1-2 weeks: Dandruff (seborheic dermatitis) will usually clear with selsun blue in 1-2 weeks if the case is mild. Sometimes it is more severe and will require more aggressive treatment. See your doctor or a dermatologist if the selsun blue is not helping after a couple weeks. ...Read more

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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In what way can I get rid of my dandruff, but still take hot showers.?

In what way can I get rid of my dandruff, but still take hot showers.?

You can shampoo ever: Every day. Use a conditioning rinse if you like. Head ; shoulders make zinc pyrethium ; selenium shampoos. Selsun (selenium sulfide). Nizoral (ketoconazole) are popular. The generics are similar but cheaper. Ther are also tar shampoos ; salycilic acid shampoos to try. Ok to shampoo every day. See a dermatologist if this fails. You can also find Hydrocortisone solution to apply after shampoo. ...Read more

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I've had dandruff for a long time and now red marks are started to show up, how do I get rid of these marks?!

I've had dandruff for a long time and now red marks are started to show up, how do I get rid of these marks?!

Derm. Dr. can check: With scalp changes after long-standing dandruff issues, a dermatology doctor can evaluate to see what is happening. The doctor may have some prescription medications to help normalized the scalp (instead of just using over-the-counter dandruff shampoos). ...Read more

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How to get rid of scalp dandruff? Facing since long, using head and shoulders but no any significant change.

How to get rid of scalp dandruff? Facing since long, using head and shoulders but no any significant change.

Dandruff: Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, irritated, oily skin (seborrheic dermatitis), not shampooing often enough, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair care products (contact dermatitis), or even a yeast-like fungus (malassezia). When regular shampoos fail, otc dandruff shampoos may succeed. But dandruff shampoos aren't all alike, and you may need to experiment until you find one that works for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruff?

Controlled: See your dermatologist for the best therapy. This can only be controlled. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruff?

How to get rid of dandruff?

Dandruff: Dandruff is a common scalp condition in which small pieces of dry skin flake off of the scalp. If you have dark hair or you’re wearing dark colors, you may notice the flakes in your hair or on your shoulders. Dandruff may also make your scalp itch. https://www.aad.org/public/skin-hair-nails/hair-care/how-to-treat-dandruff ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dandruff?

How do I get rid of dandruff?

Dandruff shampoo: You can start out with with dandruff shampoos such as head& shoulder, selsun blue, and /or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shamppo etc...Avoid excessive hot showers/baths, and use a bit of hair-conditioner may help. If these don't help, consult doc for an eval as other diseases which may cause "dandruff" appearing on scalp--such as seborrhea, psoriasis and deeper fungal infections etc...Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dandruff?

How can I get rid of dandruff?

Try Some Shampoos: Otc shampoos such as selsun blue or head and shoulders can help. Others are neutragena t gel and nizoral (ketoconazole). Try one of these to start and see what works. ...Read more

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