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Neutragena t-gel shampoo or soap free tea tree oil cleansing cinditioner, which is better?

Products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Using body moisturizing lotion,whitening face washes,and hair shampoo during pregnancy,are they safe,thank you?

Using body moisturizing lotion,whitening face washes,and hair shampoo during pregnancy,are they safe,thank you?

Yes: These products should not hurt your baby at all. It almost always is something you take by mouth that would hurt the baby. ...Read more

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Please suggest a shampoo & conditioner for frizzy dry hair ?

Please suggest a shampoo & conditioner for frizzy dry hair ?

Drugstore: Go to the drugstore and look at the various types of shampoos and conditioners that are available. Some of them are meant specifically for dry and frizzy hair. Try one of them and see if they work. ...Read more

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What are some natural anti dandruff solutions?

What are some natural anti dandruff solutions?

Sulfur / coal tar: They're not as effective as today's best stuff but they're okay. Some of the modern stuff is zinc-based and if this counts as "natural", so be it. I hope that if you ever get something more serious than dandruff, you'll take advantage of what 21st century science has to offer -- it won't be your scalp, it'll be your life. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Should I use Neutrogena T-Gel shampoo or soap-free tree oil cleansing conditioner?

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Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Hard to tell: Tea tree oil is said to possess anti-inflammatory property but may be helpful for some. However the result is really that that impressive. ...Read more

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In addition to dandruff shampoo, what else helps dry, itchy scalp? Hydrocortisone? Olive oil?

In addition to dandruff shampoo, what else helps dry, itchy scalp? Hydrocortisone? Olive oil?

Dry scalp: If your scalp is dry and itchy it is always possible that your shampoo is the cause. Some of the components in all shampoos can cause an allergic or irritant contact dermatitis. Topical steroids can help with the itch and any inflammation but treating the cause is the critical thing to do. ...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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Could the clarisonic acne daily clarifying cleanser work?

Could the clarisonic acne daily clarifying cleanser work?

Get tough with it: This is weak, pricey, gimmicky stuff. Grab some 5% benzoyl peroxide and apply it 2x/day. If you're not clear in two weeks, or it's on your trunk, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength treatment. ...Read more

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I have fine, long,color treated hair. Have seborheic dermatitis. Can I use coconut oil/ conditioner b4 washing w/ coal tar shampoo? Shampoo is harsh!

I have fine, long,color treated hair. Have seborheic dermatitis. Can I use coconut oil/ conditioner b4 washing w/ coal tar shampoo? Shampoo is harsh!

What color????????: Black? Blonde? Red? Other? Tar shampoo is not favored by many and may influence hair color because it is black. Why coconut oil? DHS makes a shampoo and conditioner for dyed hair. Why Metrogel? This is not a treatment for seborrhea. Ketoconazole, Zinc pyrethium, and Selenium Sulfide are much more popular with people treating seborrhea. ...Read more

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What's the best shampoo for eczema? I currently use Dove Unscented Body Wash. I have Dermarest Psoriasis shampoo.

What's the best shampoo for eczema? I currently use Dove Unscented Body Wash. I have Dermarest Psoriasis shampoo.

Vanicream: Gentle cleansing washes/shampoos in the sensitive skin formulation include: Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Cerave. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Make sure to take short, lukewarm showers, pat away excess water and immediately apply moisturizer/sealer. ...Read more

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I get frequent suns infections despite using sinus rinses daily. Dr. added baby shampoo to counter bio films. Please explain bio films/ baby shampoo?

I get frequent suns infections despite using sinus rinses daily.  Dr. added baby shampoo to counter bio films. Please explain bio films/ baby shampoo?

Biofilms: refer to a fat/protein slime bacteria create to for protection. In a running stream, the slime-covered rocks are coated with bacteria- covered in biofilm, protecting them from the running water which may actually be sterile. Biofilm also protects them from our body's immune system and antibiotics, especially on a prosthetic device. It's why you have to brush your teeth and not just rinse w/ Scope! ...Read more