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Can be controlled: What you have is a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis a common, harmless, scaling rash affecting the face, scalp and other areas. It occurs most often where the skin is oily. Although it can be very persistent, treatment with regular use of antifungal agents and intermittent use of topical steroids can keep it under control. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: There are several kinds of alopecia, which is a fancy term for hair loss-any hair loss. Autoimmune alopecia AREATA is NOT what you have. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can use a dandruff shampoo every day in the shower. Selenium sulfide, salicylic acid, ketoconazole, and zinc pyrithione are OTC shampoos in common use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salt and Facial Hair: According to vasant lad, author of "the complete book of ayurvedic home remedies, " the turmeric and salt slows hair growth and encourages the hair to fall out. The process is slower than chemical depilatories -- taking several days -- but is also more gentle on the skin. Turmeric is a common cooking spice and is available from the spice section of most grocery stores. ...Read more
Lots of effort: There is a large movement to not coat the head with Permethrin or lindane due to potential neurotoxicity, and the risk is relevant. Non medicated products like licemd or ovid are effective, but nothing works better than the nit-loosening gel (ok, so it's not totally natural), the fine toothed comb, and lots of time and effort getting out all nits and lice. Then repeating the effort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry damaged hair: The only way to get rid of overprocessed, dry, damaged hair is to cut it off and treat the remaining and new growing hair gently. Things that can dry hair include hair dryers, hot combs, hair straighteners, perms, hair coloring, particularly bleaching and hot rollers. There are some health conditions such as thyroid problems that can give dry coarse hair. ...Read more
Hair Loss vs. Shaved: Yes, if bald from shaving the head. Regrowth is as fast as growth before shaving. No, if bald from hair loss. Pattern baldness is the most common cause of hair loss and is usually inherited (it's in the genes). In men, it is called male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia. In women, it is called female pattern baldness. Women get some hair loss from the whole scalp, so the hair looks thinner. ...Read more
Cause for Hair loss: You need to find out why you are losing hair. Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance such as thyroid or sex hormones. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss Take care ...Read more
Keratosis pilaris causing many countless ingrown hairs, laser hair removal an option to kill problem at root?
Chlorine: Chlorine does damage hair. Keep your hair as healthy as possible by rinsing your hair after you get out of the pool. Shampoo and conditioner won't undo the damage unfortunately but they can keep your hair smooth. Try using a swim cap to save your hair from the harsh chemicals. ...Read more
Forever but better: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good morning! What's the best method to removing body hair? Depilatory creams burn and shaving doesn't remove completely. Waxing I think is painful.
Grooming: One does not go to the doctor for grooming advice. This is your opportunity to figure out and choose for yourself. Unwanted hair is not a medical condition. ...Read more
Shampoos are helpful: Dandruff (seborheic dermatitis) will usually clear with selsun blue or ketoconazole shampoo in 1-2 weeks if the case is mild. You may also find some success with salicylic acid or tar shampoos or a specific shampoo called dhs zinc. Sometimes it is more severe and will require more aggressive treatment. See your doctor or a dermatologist if the above is not helping after a couple weeks. ...Read more
What method of permanent hair removal can remove unpigmented hairs on lip and chin? Did laser hair removal treatment cause vitiligo to spread
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