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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

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 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

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Is it safe to use dandruff shampoos on a child?

Depends...: ...On the shampoo's strength. All shampoos sold over-the-counter are considered safe for children, but it's especially important to keep the lather out of the eyes, especially those containing selenium sulfide. Prescription shampoos are stronger, and may not be safe, particularly for younger kids. Your dermatologist will tell you which of the prescription shampoos are safe. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use dandruff shampoo if I have no dandruff?

Is it bad to use dandruff shampoo if I have no dandruff?

If you don't have: Dandruff then why use dandruff shampoo. It might make your scalp too dry. On the other hand, you probably don't have dandruff BECAUSE you are using the dandruff shampoo. See what happens when you discontinue the dandruff shampoo. If dandruff develops off the shampoo, then simply go back to using it.
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Can I use head and shoulders shampoo if I don't have dandruff?

Can I use head and shoulders shampoo if I don't have dandruff?

Head and shoulders: Should be no problem. May dry your scalp a little. ...Read more

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I have a lot of dandruff, what brand of dandruff shampoo do experts recommend?

Dandruff: You should use several kinds of dandruff shampoos, and shampoo every day, rotating the shampoos. Head and shoulder, selsun, tar shampoos, ketaconozole shampoo, and salycylic acid shampoos. Look for the generic non brand, it is cheaper. Take a long, five to ten minute, shampoo every day, lather well, rinse well, and then use a Hydrocortisone cream or lotion, and rub it into the scalp and leave it. ...Read more

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I have dandruff real bad I've tried all kind of dandruff shampoo and nothing works. Any suggestions?

Other options: I agree with dr. Hernandez. Keep the shampoo on scalp for at least 5 minutes 3 x a week. Other options are otc salicylic acid shampoo same way alternating days with nizoral (ketoconazole). Also, scalpicin can be used for itching 1-2 x daily. This is a condition that can be controlled, not cured. See a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis as other conditions such as psoriasis may appear similar. ...Read more

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Have a lot of dandruff, even though I use Head & Shoulders once a week, and regular shampoo everyday.

Seborrhea: Is the condition you describe and is due to over activity of the oil glands of the skin. You may want to try using the H&S more frequently to see if that controls the flakiness better. If not your physician can prescribe medication that will improve the problem. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What to recommend against dandruff? (except anti-dandruff shampoo because none of that stuff actually works)

What to recommend against dandruff? (except anti-dandruff shampoo because none of that stuff actually works)

Maybe not dandruff: Dandruff shampoos actually work quite well if picking the right one and that the problem is truly dandruff-- excessive shedding of dead skin cells on scalp caused by a scalp-specific fungus, malassezia globosa. If otc trials of several shampoos w/o success, consult doc for eval--possible causes such as psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis/eczema etc... Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Any medicines available in tablet or liquid form for dandruff...No shampoo is much working...So trying medical way...

Any medicines available in tablet or liquid form for dandruff...No shampoo is much working...So trying medical way...

Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis is not usually treated with an internal medicine. Topically it can be treated with both an anti fungal shampoo such as ketoconazole and a topical steroid lotion. It could be treated with internal ketoconazole pills but these have potential side effects and. Liver function studies would need to be monitored with blood tests. ...Read more

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What should I do for serious dandruff and hairfall problems? Even anti-dandruff shampoos doesn't come up with good results

What should I do for serious dandruff and hairfall problems? Even anti-dandruff shampoos doesn't come up with good results

See a dermatologist: 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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Hi. How do I deal with dandruff. I've used shampoos and oils but my dandruff never goes away. I've had the problem for years.?

Dandruff: You may need a scalp biopsy to determine cause of this dandruff. Using a high potency steroid ointment may help too. Selenium Sulfide and nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo can be tried as well. Avoid oils as they may cause too much irritation ...Read more

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I am worry about my hairfall and dandruff. I have take medicians and used shampoo bt it dosnt work please help me wt should I do?

I am worry about my hairfall and dandruff. I have take medicians and used shampoo bt it dosnt work please help me wt should I do?

Hair Loss: Dandruff does not cause hair loss. A good prescription dandruff medication is prescription Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. Hair loss can be caused by medications, stress, thyroid disease, genetics, anemia, hormones, surgery, pregnancy, and others. See your dermatologist for help with a cause of your hair loss. ...Read more

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I have dandruff. I have tried every brand of shampoo nothing works. What can I do? Head and shoulders works but only for awhile. So? Pls help

Dandruff: Well, you may want to be examined by doctor first as certain diseases like psoriasis can resemble dandruff but are treated differently. If it is dandruff, I suggest trying coal tar shampoo or selenium sulfite one (over-the-counter formulation). Also, Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo may be a good option. Try one of those or all three of them if one or two are not working well. ...Read more

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