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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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I have high dandruff, lots of flakes. My doctor suggested Saliblu & Desowen lotion.i s this lotion for treating dandruff and how often this can b?

I have high dandruff, lots of flakes. My doctor suggested Saliblu & Desowen lotion.i s this lotion for treating dandruff and how often this can b?

Desowen is steroid: The Saliblu is for the dandruff specifically. The desowen is a topical steroid and can be used to decrease inflammation or itching. Be careful not to get it on your face and only use it about twice a week in a thin later on your scalp. ...Read more

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Dandruff or fungus on the head? Sick of every day hi, i have lots of white patched on my heard, if i shake my hair it falls from the head. When i consulted a doctor when i was in india he gave me these medicines 1) a lotion to put on the head during th

It : It is certainly possible that you have either seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis of the scalp. There are many treatment options including topical lotions, gels, foams, and shampoos. Other options include oil treatments, steroid injections, oral medications, even systemic injectable medications for the most severe cases. I would consult your local dermatologist for more treatment options. ...Read more

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Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week to treat dandruff is this medcine for dadruff treatment and does it works?

Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week to treat dandruff is this medcine for dadruff treatment and does it works?

It will help you: But you will need therapy for a long time. Usually no prescription is needed. Shampoo daily even if the label says twice a week. Common shampoos for dandruff include Selsun, Head & Shoulders, DHS Zinc, DHS Sal, Nizoral, ketoconazole, T Gel, T Sal. You can also find OTC hydrocortisone solutions. ...Read more

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Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week cuz i have dandruff issues does this cause hair loss or any dangerous side effect?

Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week cuz i have dandruff issues does this cause hair loss or any dangerous side effect?

Not really: The time is short that you are using the medicine. It will not cause any significant problem in this time period especially dangerous one. Note that dandrufff is a long term problem. You will more than one week of treatment. Ask your doctor how to treat it once it is under control for the long term. ...Read more

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Doctor prescribd me halox lotion bt i dunno how to use it How many tims in a day It is aplied in particulr area or whole? And hair wash after applyin

Doctor prescribd me halox lotion bt i dunno how to use it 
How many tims in a day
It is aplied in particulr area or whole?
And hair wash after applyin

Halox lotion: halox is a corticosteroid lotion and best used for the particular areas where you are having a rash or problem with your skin. It should not be used in areas not affected by the condition and probably once a day is sufficient. I would not wash the area off for at least 3-4 hours otherwise the lotion will not work effectively. ...Read more

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Is dandruff hereditary?

Dandruff: Yes, definite inherited tendency but environment plays a big role. Stress, weather, internal disease, hygiene. ...Read more

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How to control dandruff?

How to control dandruff?

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 dandruff..Pls help?

I have dandruff..Pls help?

Many options: Otc dandruff shampoos containing zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, salicylic acid, ketoconazole can all help. If they don't help then you will need to see a doctor to get prescription strength shampoos that contain stronger steroids, anti-keratolytics (ie: urea), and higher strength salicylic acid and anti-fungals. ...Read more

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Is dandruff hereditary? How?

Is dandruff hereditary? How?

Yes: It is associated with seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis both inherited as polygenic disorders. ...Read more

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How would you treat dandruff?

How would you treat 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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I have dandruff please help me?

I have dandruff please help me?

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 psoriasis and fungal infections etc...Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do to my dandruff...

What should I do to my dandruff...

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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What are the options for dandruff?

Dandruff- several!: For most patient, alternating a zinc pyithione shampoo (head and shoulders) and a tar shampoo (neutrogena-t-gel), gives better results. Selenium shampoos work well and are an alternative. Finally, there are shampoos with salicylic acid, which is keratolytic, meaning it helps break apart scales. Finally, ketoconazole shampoo, ie. Nizoral, is quite beneficial. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have so much dandruff?

What do I do if I have so much dandruff?

Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection.
Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; selenium sulfide, which can limit cell turnover and decrease the amount of fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. ...Read more

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Are amway products good for dandruff to go?

Not aware: I am not aware of any benefits. You're better off seeing a dermatologist ...Read more

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Is dandruff contagious?

No: Dandruff is caused by flaking of (usually dry) scalp. It is not a contagious condition. ...Read more

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How to overcome from dandruff?

How to overcome from dandruff?

Dandruff: Anti dandruff shampoos such as t sal are helpful. A dermatologist can prescribe topical medications and shampoos if the otc shampoos do not work. Olive oil also helps with severe dandruff. ...Read more

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Wht is the reason for dandruff?

Wht is the reason for dandruff?

Seb derm: Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic, relapsing, and usually mild form of dermatitis which occurs in infants and adults. The severity may vary from minimal, asymptomatic scaliness of the scalp (dandruff) to more widespread involvement. Affected individuals are usually healthy. The cause of seborrheic dermatitis is unknown. ...Read more

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How to avoid dandruff probllem?

Sometimes you cant: But wash your hair with tea tree oil shampoos. Have a healthy diet- no sodas, processed foods. Stop dairy. Eat more fresh fruits and veggies. See if that helps some. Head and shoulders and selsun blue shampoos can also be useful...I refer less chemical products. ...Read more

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What causes hairfall and excessive dandruff?

Superficial fungus: It is due to uperficial fungal infection of the scalp and usually responds well to anti fungal shampoos, and may also prevent hair loss but not sure if it does. ...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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Best treatment for dandruff?

Best treatment for dandruff?

Dandruff shampoo: You could try anti-dandruff shampoo. If it is not helping, then you need to see a doctor. Some people may have diabetes or psoriasis or other skin conditions. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruffs?

How to get rid of dandruffs?

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. ...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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