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How do oils worsen dandruff condition?

How do oils worsen dandruff condition?

Shouldn't be: The proper oils should help dandruff in terms of loosening scale. ...Read more

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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. How do I deal with dandruff. I've used shampoos and oils but my dandruff never goes away. I've had the problem for years. ?

Hi. How do I deal with dandruff. I've used shampoos and oils but my dandruff never goes away. I've had the problem for years. ?

Dandruff: You may need a scalp biopsy to determine cause of this dandruff. Using a high potency steroid ointment may help too . Selenium Sulfide and nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo can be tried as well. Avoid oils as they may cause too much irritation ...Read more

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What are the "proper oils" that could help treat dandruff in terms of loosening scale?

What are the "proper oils" that could help treat dandruff in terms of loosening scale?

See below: Please consult this site for effective home care for acne.
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
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Can I use oil for hair if I have dandruff?

Dandruff: Olive oil has many benefits, not only for your general health, but for your scalp and hair as well. This monounsaturated oil has ancient beginnings and has long been used to treat dandruff successfully. ...Read more

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I have dandruff. How can I solve dis problem n my hair is so dry. Any oil u can suggest?

I have dandruff. How can I solve dis problem n my hair is so dry. Any oil u can suggest?

Dandruff, dry hair: Pharmacologic treatment options for seborrheic dermatitis include antifungal preparations (selenium sulfide, pyrithione zinc, azole agents, sodium sulfacetamide and topical terbinafine) that decrease colonization by lipophilic yeast and anti-inflammatory agents (topical steroids). Kerastace bain satin is good for dry hair. ...Read more

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I get dandruff in my have hair almost every month ? Why is it? I oil my hair regularly as well

I get dandruff in my have hair almost every month ? Why is it? I oil my hair regularly as well

Oil: Oil will only trap dirt. Try a shampoo expressly fabricated for people with dandruff. If that doesn't work, see a skin specialist, a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can i apply yogurt on hair? My hair is so rough and look like stuff..How can I make it soft a very soft hair ...! if i oil it caused dandruff.Pleas

Don't Do It: It never ceases to amaze me what people will do to their bodies or their hair just because some prankster put something on the internet. Hair health is about how much proteins you are ingesting. Lack of proteins or malnutrition through a low protein diet is the common problem with hair. Yogurt on the hair will not help in any way. Not at all. ...Read more

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Can olive oil cure dandruff?

NO: Olive oil may make the dandruff worse! dandruff can be cured by shampooing often. (daily if possible) and with a tar shampoo such as t-gel or tarsum or head & shoulders (all are over the counter). I have no financial interest in these. ...Read more

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Could I use olive oil to remove dandruff?

Not effective: I am not aware of this being an effective treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hair dandruff, I use head n shoulders. Do i mix the tee tree oil in all?

Dandruff: Studies that have tested tea tree effectiveness for treating dandruff and other scalp conditions are inconclusive. ...Read more

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Extreme dandruff and hairfall problem for 24 year old male. Oil builds up on hair if not washed daily.

Seborrheic dermatiti: It sounds like you are describing seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis causes an itchy, inflamed, scaly scalp that can contribute to hair loss. Start by using an over the counter shampoo for dandruff (one with zinc pyrithione or tar would be most helpful) and leave it on for 10 minutes prior to washing off. If you are still having problems, see a dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read more

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I have dandruff and hairfall problem from last 2.5 years. I tried with different shampoo and oil. Please give me an solution.

Dandruff does not: typically lead to hair loss, so i would see a board certified dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. There are many products used to treat dandruff, but you need to confirm this is what you have. Also there is no cure only control of the dandruff. OTC i love P and S shampoo and solution. Hope that helps ...Read more

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I have dandruff on my scalp. Does it increase if i apply hair oil? How can I protect my hair if so?

I have dandruff on my scalp. Does it increase if i apply hair oil? How can I protect my hair if so?

Hair oil may be ok: 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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I have very bad dandruff. How do I get rid of it? I only use oils in my hair no hair grease. Are there any hair products to help prevent bad dandruff.

Shampoo: Stop the oils. Shower every day using a dandruff shampoo. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. You are likely to respond to shampoo, but may need a prescription. ...Read more

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I am having junk on my eyelashes.Skin is dry and its little itchy. Its kinda dandruff. I have started using almond oil ,what else can be done ?

I am having junk on my eyelashes.Skin is dry and its little itchy. Its kinda dandruff. I have started using almond oil ,what else can be done ?

Blepharitis: Try cleaning your lashes daily in she shower with a wash cloth using side to side motion for about 10 seconds. This should become a routine and will prevent matter from building up on your lashes and the discomfort that often accompanies that. ...Read more

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Can olive oil cure dandruff?

NO: Olive oil may make the dandruff worse! dandruff can be cured by shampooing often. (daily if possible) and with a tar shampoo such as t-gel or tarsum or head & shoulders (all are over the counter). I have no financial interest in these. ...Read more

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