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Medicated Shampoo And Conditioner For Scabs On Head
You Can: Head and shoulders typically has selenium sulfide in it which has a different mechanism of action that Nizoral (ketoconazole-an antifungal). These topicals are typically used to treat seborrheic dermatitis/dandruff. Because each works differently, you may get more of an affect using both. Good luck! ...Read more
Can Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo treat itchy dry scalp? I've tried head & shoulders and jason tea tree shampoo, but the itchyness and dryness still come back.
Nizoral (ketoconazole) could work: But this is primarily intended to treat fungal infections. Have you seen a dermatologist to ensure that this is not a condition other that may benefit from a more specific therapy? ...Read more
Check again: I would thouroughly check your head and hair again for any remaining lice or nits. Often, many of the treatments need to be repeated one week after initial treatment. Also, keep in mind that the shampoos used to treat lice can cause some irritation to the scalp which can induce itching and may not represent a residual lice infestation. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Creams, ointments, and moisturizers that are formulated for the skin are not necessarily suitable for the scalp and hair. I would recommend something formulated specifically for the hair and scalp. I have found coconut based formulas work well and are safe. ...Read more
Can baby shampoo help with scalp acne nd tiny flakes? I have an extremely sensitive scalp and skin and using medicated shampoos has caused dermatitis.
Special shampoos: I recommend you trying some over the counter shampoos such as Neutrogena T-gel. This has a few ingredients to help with the scalp you are describing. Reads it's instructions so you apply it correctly. ...Read more
I'm on accutane. Can I use anti dandruff shampoo head & shoulder to wash my hair while on accutane?
Yes: Yes you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have an oily scalp and dry hair, used scalp shampoo caused my hair even dry; used mosturised shampoo caused my scalp even oily n itched, help?
I've been washing my itchy, sore, scalp with dandruff shampoos and dermarest shampoo. My scalp still itches. Why?
How to reduce dandruff , white patches on head, hairfall? Im taking head bath daily.Using oil and shampoo thrice and twice resp.Is daily headbath , gud?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I ve white flaky scales & grains all over my scalp.Scalp is too dry even after using shampoo everyday.I use Zinc pyrithone;Ketaconazale shampoo?
I used baby shampoo on my hair, rinsed thoroughly and after drying my hair and combing it I noticed the tips of the comb had a whitish dust. Help?
Possibly dandruff...: It sounds you may be having dandruff or what is medically called seborrheic dermatitis. Selenium sulfide based shampoo, ketoconazole shampoo may help with this problem. If severe and not responding to these measures you might need to see your PCP or dermatologist for alternative treatment . ...Read more
Can i apply oil on my hair after using minoxidil on my scalp because my hair get dry after using minoxidil ?
Not studied: Don't believe that this issue has been studied. The rule of thumb on applying medicated cream or lotion is to wait 30 minutes in-between. In your case, minoxidil first ,then oil after 30 minutes. However if this does not work, you will have to space the time longer until it works for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to cure hair and scalp dryness? In 10 min my hair dries after shampoo.. I don't use conditioner ,it causes dandruff....please help?
I always wash my hairs with anti dandruff shampoo and sometimes teatree soap but my hairs have dandruff after taking shower and it feels itching?
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