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Dandruff that is not treatable by any medication can be treated permanantly?

Dandruff that is not treatable by any medication can be treated permanantly?

No permanent cure: Dandruff is a chronic disorder of the skin that can be controlled or stabilized but there is not a cure. It tends to keep recurring especially when the scalp is dry or if irritated or stressed. ...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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Hi drs. My father had dandruff and hairfall for about 5 yrs. He used some cosmetics and medications but all failed. Is there any solution?

Hi drs. My father had dandruff and hairfall for about 5 yrs. He used some cosmetics and medications but all failed. Is there any solution?

Dandruff Solution: Unfortunately, "herbal shampoo" doesn't really qualify as medication. Your father should seek an appointment with a dermatologist to control the dandruff (there are many possible causes), then seek advice from an abhrs-certified hair restoration physician to address the hair loss. Ask for sequential cross sectional bundle trichometry measurements to track the resolution of the hair loss. ...Read more

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I am 18 and I have mild acne on my forehead and back for 3 years. I also have very flaky dandruff on my scalp. Kindly suggest a medication.

I am 18 and I have mild acne on my forehead and back for 3 years. I also have very flaky dandruff on my scalp. Kindly suggest a medication.

Acne: If you have acne in multiple areas you may need oral antibiotic therapy, there are other treatment options available also, Better consult a Dermatologist.
Common at this age, stress can make it worse. ...Read more

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She is 22 and she face dandruff, rough hair and itching on scalp please suggests some drug. .. Thanks & regards?

Please see doctor: Rough hair may actually be coarse hair, suggesting low thyroid hormone. Also, dandruff could be dry, scaly skin, another sign of low thyroid.

Look for other symptoms as listed in this link:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hypothyroidism/ds00353/dsection=symptoms

please see a doctor for a full history and physical as well as blood tests as appropriate. ...Read more

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My scalp is very itchy. I have used every dandruff shampoo at the drug store and it makes it worse. I do have very mild psoriasis on my knee and foot. Could they be related?

Also consider...: Lice! In my area it is an epidemic among grade school aged children. If you're around any children, it might be worth combing through your hair with a lice comb to see if any of the little buggers are there. If so treat for lice and you're cured!
and....Lice prefer clean hair to dirty hair so this suggestion is no judgment on you! ...Read more

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What does dandruff mean?

What does dandruff mean?

DANDRUFF: Nothing stops dandruff like a blue serge suit! Dandruff is a flaky, scaling, often itchy condition of the scalp. What to do, besides seeing a dermatologist? Shampoo daily (if you can) with either a tar shampoo (t-gel or tarsum, for example), or with Nizoral (ketoconazole) or selsun shampoo. These are over-the-counter. If it doesn't improve, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more

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How can I treat dandruff?

Dandruff shampoo: With dandruff shampoo from the pharmacy.

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What is dandruff caused by?

What is dandruff caused by?

Depends: Dandruff is flaking of the scalp. It can be simple shedding of skin. Can be due to sun burn. Can be due to infection, inflammation or other acute causes. Mostly, however, it is due to seborrheic dermatitis. This is an inflammation of the skin often due to a low grade fungal infection or a reaction to oils in the scalp. Best treated with tar shampoos or antifungal shampoos. Maybe topicals. ...Read more

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How can I cure my dandruff?

How can I cure my dandruff?

See a dermatologist: Meanwhile use an anti dandruff shampoo in a daily shower. There are many. Try a few. ...Read more

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Why has my son got dandruff?

Why has my son got dandruff?

Options: Genetics, hormones, excess oils on skin (including scalp), infrequent washing / too frequent washing, skin condition from "products" used in hair--for a start. If washing hair at least every other day, can try an anti-dandruff shampoo for now--if effective, may spontaneously resolve over time. If not, may benefit from seeing dermatologist to identify source. ...Read more

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What to do if I have crazy dandruff?

What to do if I have crazy 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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How to know if I still have dandruff?

How to know if I still have dandruff?

Look: You don't cure dandruff, but you manage it. Thankfully, it's easy to keep at bay with a variety of natural and artificial medications. Coal tar, sulfur, ketoconazole, selenium, blue pharmacy shampoo. And a bunch of other stuff. Find what works for you and keep at it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes chronic dandruff in a guy?

What causes chronic dandruff in a guy?

Could be Fungal: Chronic itching and flaking in the scalp can be many things from just bad dandruff, to a fungal infection called tinea capitis, to scalp psoriasis and more. If otc anti-dandruff shampoo is not helping, I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have dandruff. What do I do about it?

I have dandruff. What do I do about it?

Dandruff: Otc tgel or tsal or Nizoral (ketoconazole) or head and shoulders or selsun blue shampoo are effective for treating seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff.
One prescription shampoo is loprox. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for dandruff?

What is the best medicine for dandruff?

Home remedies: You may consult this site for home remedies:
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-dandruff-treatment ...Read more

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How do I keep dandruff away permanently?

No way.: You only can get it 'under control', not cure. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove dandruff?

What is the best way to remove dandruff?

Dandruff Therapy: Ketoconazole shampoos (such as nizoral). Ketoconazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent that may work when other shampoos fail. It's available over-the-counter as well as by prescription. ...Read more

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