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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

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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Are there any tablet or syrup type medicines available for dandruff. Because much of shampoos are not woking...Can u help me?

Are there any tablet or syrup type medicines available for dandruff. Because much of shampoos are not woking...Can u help me?

Not necessarily: Have you been evaluated by a dermatologist? This would determine if your condition is treatable with oral medications. If it is simply, "dandruff" -- and normal shampoos are not improving. I would suggest the 3 stage dandruff treatments. ...Read more

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Please tell me an effective medicine for yellow dandruff, I have this problem in last 10 years. I try many treatments. My blood group ab+.?

Please tell me an effective medicine for yellow dandruff, I have this problem in last 10 years. I try many treatments. My blood group ab+.?

Seborrhea: Or seborrheic dermatitis is the cause of your yellow dandruff. Try these shampoos listed from weak to strong: head & shoulders, selsun blue, z-tar. A foaming corticosteroid cream like Luxiq may also be very helpful. ...Read more

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Any medicine or shampoo to get ride of dandruff?

Any medicine or shampoo to get ride of dandruff?

Dandruff: Dandruff acan be controlled but not cured. Try t-gel or t-sal. ...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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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 and m usng dove dndruff care shampoo for it wich makes my hair dry and frizzy. Plz suggest me shampoo and medicine.

Try rhis: You can either try to find a shoulders shampoo for dry hair or just use the dove shampoo on your scalp and use your regular shampoo on your hair. ...Read more

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I have dandruff problem. I have used all types of shampoo and medicine but nothing works. In my scalp there is layer of thick white flacks...

Thick Flakes/Scalp: You may not have dandruff but a scalp condition called psoriasis. You could also have a scalp fungal infection. You need to see a doctor to make sure of your diagnosis as the above conditions are treated different than dandruff. ...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?

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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How to get rid of heavy dandruff? I am facing hairfall. Medicines and shampoos not worked. Please any home remidies?

How to get rid of heavy dandruff? I am facing hairfall. Medicines and shampoos not worked. Please any home remidies?

Use a combination: Natural aloe vera, coconut oil & tea tree oil can be combined to form a great hair massage treatment that will feel great on your scalp, reduce dandruff and allow hair follicles to strengthen. Most people see great results with this method. There are prescription strength meds that can be prescribed as well. Make sure you are eating a healthy balanced diet. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have problem with head lice and dandruff. Is there any medicine for lice nits?

I have problem with head lice and dandruff. Is there any medicine for lice nits?

Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair ; massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular ; you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more

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My skin is peeling off in a powdered form (like dandruff) particularly in winter season. Local doctors says it is deficiency and no medicine. Medicine?

My skin is peeling off in a powdered form (like dandruff) particularly in winter season. Local doctors says it is deficiency and no medicine. Medicine?

Face?: This may be seborrhea, which can respond to topical antifungals such as nizoral, (ketoconazole) Eurax lotion which decreases the demodex which lives in the pores. Depending on efficacy this is a better approach than chronic steroid use which is only suppressive. In severe cases a trial of oral Nizoral (ketoconazole) may put this into remission. ...Read more

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Dandruff or fungus on the head? Sick of every day hi, I have lots of white patched on my heard, if I shake my hair it falls from the head. When I consulted a doctor when I was in india he gave me these medicines 1) a lotion to put on the head during th

It: It is certainly possible that you have either seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis of the scalp. There are many treatment options including topical lotions, gels, foams, and shampoos. Other options include oil treatments, steroid injections, oral medications, even systemic injectable medications for the most severe cases. I would consult your local dermatologist for more treatment options. ...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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I have dandruff?

I have dandruff?

Controlling dandruff: 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 fungi if unusual or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes dandruff?

What causes dandruff?

Complicated: It is a combination of skin chemistry and physiology and one's relationship with a ubiquitous fungus. ...Read more

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Is dandruff hereditary?

Is dandruff hereditary?

Dandruff: Yes, definite inherited tendency but environment plays a big role. Stress, weather, internal disease, hygiene. ...Read more

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How to control dandruff?

How to control dandruff?

Controlling dandruff: 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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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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I have dandruff. Pls help?

I have dandruff. Pls help?

Many options: Otc dandruff shampoos containing zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, salicylic acid, ketoconazole can all help. If they don't help then you will need to see a doctor to get prescription strength shampoos that contain stronger steroids, anti-keratolytics (ie: urea), and higher strength salicylic acid and anti-fungals. ...Read more

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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 do people get dandruff?

Complex: It's the interaction between several hormones, one's own skin biology, and the pityrosporum yeast. It has nothing to do with poor personal hygiene. Fortunately, it is usually easy to manage. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is dandruff hereditary? How?

Is dandruff hereditary? How?

Yes: It is associated with seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis both inherited as polygenic disorders. ...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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