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Nizoral Anti Dandruff Shampoo
I used Nizoral (ketoconazole) anti dandruff shampoo accidently instead of selsun blue to get rid of skin irriation and it make my scrotum red/dry any suggestions?
Shouldn't cause any: The Nizoral (ketoconazole) should not cause any problems in the scrotal area. The Nizoral (ketoconazole) is an anti-fungal shampoo, so could help with jock itch in the scrotal area. The selsun blue is selenium- more for the scalp dryness and therefore helps the dandruff. ...Read more
Been using the dandruff shampoo Nizoral as a body wash for about a year now with great success for body acne -- as directed on bottle. Is this safe?
Switch to Acne Med: Hi PArora, Nizoral is an antifungal medication. It decreases normal body fungal organism that reside on the skin. Acne is due to body changes in hormones. It creates an oily skin. By utilizing a drying medication side effect of Nizoral it has helped the acne. Suggest trying an acne preparation for safety. Good question Dr Lori Lange ...Read more
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
My 2 month old has a bad cradle cap. Which anti dandruff shampoo is best to get? Which active ingredient?? ..There are many different ones..
Selenium Sulfide: Selenium sulfide (Selsun and Exelderm) are often used, but instead a prescription of an antifungal soap such as ketoconazole (2%) shampoo, which can work in a single treatment and shows significantly less irritation than over-the-counter shampoos such as selenium sulfide shampoos, but no adequate and controlled study has been conducted for pediatric use as of 2010 that I am aware of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
I used to a have an oily dandruff hair so i'm using an anti-dandruff shampoo, but my hair now is so dry and it looks oily, what should I do?
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