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Is there a shampoo that can control dandruff for a persons with diabetes?

Is there a shampoo that can control dandruff for a persons with diabetes?

Yes: Try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. If tha does not help you you need drops of cortisone for your scalp prescribed. Other cheaper shampoos...Selsum blue or even head & shoulders for dandruff. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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I have hair fall problem. I should shampoo my hair daily due to dandruff problem. Due to which my hair becomes dry. How control hair fall.

I have hair fall problem. I should shampoo my hair daily due to dandruff problem. Due to which my hair becomes dry. How control hair fall.

Consult a deramtolog: There are number of different factors that produce hair loss..From hereditary to hormonal to environmental etc.. Probably your best bet is to consult with a dermatologist that has a special interest in hair loss. He or She will examine your hair/scalp and provide you with a good indication what is the root problem of your hairloss.. ...Read more

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I am using selsun blue dandruff shampoo & i notice i have more hair loss & more oily hair. But the dandruff are controlled, should i stop using it?

I am using selsun blue dandruff shampoo & i notice i have more hair loss & more oily hair. But the dandruff are controlled, should i stop using it?

Dandruff blues: Dear KMcClure, Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, allergies, fungal infection, or irritated skin. I would recommend to alternate shampoos between an anti-dandruff shampoo and non anti-dandruff shampoo. If your dandruff is already controlled using selsun blue 2-3x a week should work. For natural anti-dandruff products look for a shampoo with tea tree oil or even an essential oil of it. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruff in a healthy way from your? used shampoo and conditioner and the're useless. what' s the best method to use? Thanks.

How to get rid of dandruff in a healthy way from your? used shampoo and conditioner and the're useless. what' s the best method to use? Thanks.

Prescription meds: Sometimes dandruff is caused by a skin condition of the scalp called seborrheic dermatitis which can be treated with a prescription medication. Consult with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best shampoo for severe 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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Please tell me what are good dandruff shampoos?

Please tell me what are good dandruff shampoos?

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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Does anti dandruff shampoo work?

Yes: Leave on for 10- 15 mins before getting into shower, use daily and rotate shampoos, using a tar based/nizeral/headnshoulders if not helpful see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Please suggest an anti-dandruff shampoo.

Please suggest an anti-dandruff shampoo.

Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo (contains anti-fungal) is also available. 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. Common brands are Head-and-Shoulders and Selsun Blue. ...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