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Is there a permanent cure to scalp psoriasis?

Is there a permanent cure to scalp psoriasis?

Scalp psoriasis: At the present time there is no cure for psoriasis, just control. For the scalp there is the prescription clobex shampoo. The best therapy for the scalp is the biologics which include Humira and Enbrel (etanercept) and are given by injection. ...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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Is hair loss from tinea capitis always permanent?

Is hair loss from tinea capitis always permanent?

Often: If the infection completely destroyed the hair follicles, yes, hair would be gone forever. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent treatment to dandruff ?

Is there a permanent treatment to dandruff ?

No: Fortunately, managing it is usually easy. Ketoconazole shampoo is often helpful and there are other adjuncts. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for scaly skin, or is it incurable?

Is there a permanent cure for scaly skin, or is it incurable?

Scaly Skin: Scaly skin is a common symptom of dry skin and can occur anywhere on the body, although it is most common on the lower legs, arms and thighs. While scaly skin can be caused by a variety of conditions, most scaly skin will result from natural processes or environments, such as normal aging or cold, dry environments. See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is dry scalp after Accutane permanent ?

Is dry scalp after Accutane permanent ?

Dry scalp: Accutane causes dryness during the treatment, most of which usually resolves within 30 days after you stop taking it. You may want to use a scalp conditioner to help the process. ...Read more

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Is hair transplantation a permanent solution for hair loss?

Is hair transplantation a permanent solution for hair loss?

Yes for grafted hair: The question is a bit tricky in that hair transplantation does not prevent hair follicles that were "programmed" for loss anyway to somehow be "protected" by the grafting process. The transplanted hair follicles are harvested from sites that are resistant to hair loss and when they are grafted to recipient sites they retain their "resistant-to-hair-loss" status despite natural hair loss around it. ...Read more

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Is there permanent cure for dry eyes?

Is there permanent cure for dry eyes?

None so far: There are many palliative approaches which can make eye dryness tolerable and sometimes even eliminate treatment except in special circumstances. But eye dryness is due to insufficient baseline tear flow related to loss of tear production cells and these so far cannot be replaced naturally. A stem cell approach might be helpful here in the future. ...Read more

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Cure for melasma that is permanent?

Cure for melasma that is permanent?

Melasma cure?: Melasma is very challenging to treat and there is no cure. The goal is pigment control. Combination therapy is the typical strategy. Peels, topicals and laser treatments may be used to reduce pigment deposits. Daily spf use cannot be overstated. Consult with a facial cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist that specializes in treatment of melasma and other pigment disorders for a regimen that's best. ...Read more

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Is transplanted hair permanent?

Is transplanted hair permanent?

Usually Permanent: Hair follicles located in the back of the scalp are typically immune to hereditary hair loss. When carefully harvested using NeoGraft FUE & transplanted into the thinning area, they will live & grow "forever." Only exceptions include severe disease or meds like chemo. Be aware that the NON-transplanted hair is still at risk, needing medical tx's in order to protect those follicles & the results. ...Read more

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Is dry shampoo is affective on hair?

Is dry shampoo is affective on hair?

Dry Shampoo: Dry shampoos--hair products designed to extend the time in between washings--work well for virtually anyone. Dry shampoo products soak up excess oil and hair products to refresh your hair almost instantly. Try a dry shampoo if you are pressed for time or need your hairstyle to look fresh in a pinch. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for eczema?

Is there a permanent cure for eczema?

ECZEMA: Eczematoid lesions are itchy skin conditions caused by allergens , irritants. The best way to get rid of them is to moisturize the skin, apply steroid cream, avoid allergens, irritants and other triggers. ...Read more

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Is it correct that dandruff and growing long hair causes pimples?Tnx

Is it correct that dandruff  and growing long  hair causes pimples?Tnx

No: Dandruff does not cause pimples. Long hair does not cause pimples. People with short hair can have acne, and people without dandruff can have acne too. However, people who are getting dandruff (have more skin oils, and skin characteristics called seborrheic dermatitis) tend to get more acne... But the acne and dandruff do not cause each other. ...Read more

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Is hives permanent?

Is hives permanent?

Well....: I think you mean to say will you keep getting hives "forever"? If you are clearly get hives when you come into contact some "offending agent" then every time you come into contact with it yes, you will get hives, and maybe worse. However, a lot of the time we are not able to determine why you get hives (or to what). See your dermatologist or allergist if it continues to be a problem. ...Read more

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Which shampoo is best for hair?

No endorsement: Unfortunately we do not endorse products or treatments here on health tap. And, in general physicians would be fully neutral on what shampoos the general population should use. ...Read more

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What is the most effective shampoos/products for curly hair?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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