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How long does it take to get rid of dandruff?

How long does it take to get rid of dandruff?

Not curable: You will manage your dandruff every day of your life, like I do. Thankfully you have many effective options.

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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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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How to get rid of dandruff?

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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How to get rid of dandruff overnight?

How to get rid of dandruff overnight?

Try this: Get a selenium based shampoo and leave it on for an hour. Then alternate selenium and ketoconazole shampoos. You cannot t cure it but you can manage it. There are lots of other things to try including good old coal tar

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What can I use to get rid of dandruff?

What can I use to get rid of dandruff?

Dandruff Shampoos: T-gel, t-sal, head & shoulders and selsun blue should all help- let them sit for 5 minutes then wash them off. If this doesn't work, see a dermatologist for topical steroids for the scalp.

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How can I get rid of dandruff naturally?

How can I get rid of dandruff naturally?

Many choices: No cures, but ways to manage. The stuff that works is mostly gifts from Mother Nature so you'll be glad. Coal tar, sulfur, ketoconazole, selenium, zinc compounds. Find what combination is best for you.

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What's the best way to get rid of dandruff?

What's the best way to get rid of dandruff?

Scruff B Gone: Antifungal shampoos (tea tree oil, selenium sulfide 2.5%, Ketoconazole 2%, ciclopirox 1%, coal tar, salicylic acid, and sulfur]. Prescription taclonex, steroid lotion. Dr. Westfried says, "home remedies are Aspirin dissolved in olive oil to loosen scales and tea tree oil a dewdrops mixed with shampoo. Make sure that is not scalp psoriasis which is thicker and harder to treat." good luck!

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How to get rid of dandruff at home naturally?

How to get rid of dandruff at home naturally?

Many ways: You have a variety of choices and if for some reason your option has to be "natural", choose among sulfur, coal tar, selenium and ketoconazole, the latter a special gift from nature. If you get seriously sick, I hope you will opt for whatever works best regardless of origin. All types of medicine can and will help you.

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How can I get rid of dandruff once and for all?

Control it: It may not be feasible to "cure" dandruff but you could control it with home remedies suggested in the site given below: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-dandruff-treatment

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What are the best ways to get rid of dandruff?

Aim for control: Washing you hair frequently will keep it under control. As you age, it will become less problematic.

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Can alo vera really work to get rid of dandruff?

Try it: You also want to try something that will probably actually work. Ketoconazole, sulfur, coal tar, selenium, blue dandruff shampoos.

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How can I get rid of dandruff it is so annoying?

How can I get rid of dandruff it is so annoying?

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.