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Shampoo Only When Needed
Healthy but unusual: I guess there is no special health issues, depends how oily your skin is and how much environmental pollution you are exposed to. Any skin or hair needs some soap or shampoo to wash away certain dirts .As you wash your hands and body with soap, you need to wash your head as well with a shampoo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used Kwell (lindane) Sampoo (Permethrin) last month and repeat again today because there are still lice and nits. When will I again apply the shampoo?
Is it bad not to ever use conditioner on your hair if it's only 2 inches long? And can you clean your hair with conditioner only?
Conditioning ok: There is no reason not to use conditioner on hair that is only 2 inches long. Conditioner helps to detangle, moisturizer and make hair more manageable. Find a conditioner with ingredients that will work for your hair type. You can clean your hair with conditioner only, a process known as co-washing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flaky itchy scalp: Most likely this is related to seborrheic dermatitis and one of the dandruff shampoos may help. There are a number of them with different active ingredients so you may have to try several different ones to see what is best for you. Some are: neutragena tgel, tsal; sebulex, head and shoulders, etc. Shampoo daily. If it doesn't work see your dermatologist for medication to put on your scalp. ...Read more
Can i double the dosage on the use of rogaine (minoxidil) once a day so i can style my hair after and not have to wash it twice for a double rogaine (minoxidil) application?
Is it normal to find a few hairs on your pillow? I never let my hair down and only comb every other day.
Why does the ketaconozole shampo leaflet advice to use it twice a week?Will using it daily cause my scalp to adapt to it making the shampo useless?
My left eyelid is late to open when I wake up. It is only in one eye and happens only during the night. No dry eye, nor discharge. Cyclosporine maybe?
Dry eye?: Dry eye may not affect both eyes equally and when your eye gets too dry , the lid may get a little stuck. Since you don't blink much while asleep, tear production is further reduced. Try artificial tear at bedtime and see if this helps. If not, consider seeing your ophthalmologist. Hope it works. ...Read more
I used to wash my hair every other day and it was in great!but suddenly it became oily and need to wash it twice a day why??i'm 17
You may be overdoing: it. You may be stripping it of too much oil - causing more oil production. ...Read more
Can i put Butenafine 3 times on ringworm rash on chest-2times a day and 1time atnight?is it harm to apply it 3 times?as only that way itching is less
Doctor prescribd me halox lotion bt i dunno how to use it
How many tims in a day
It is aplied in particulr area or whole?
And hair wash after applyin
Halox lotion: halox is a corticosteroid lotion and best used for the particular areas where you are having a rash or problem with your skin. It should not be used in areas not affected by the condition and probably once a day is sufficient. I would not wash the area off for at least 3-4 hours otherwise the lotion will not work effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that shampoo can irritate the penis ? I was washing my hair and made it extremely soapy
What can be done about itching in skin folds? The itching is more intense when bathing in warm water. Medicated talcum powder gives only temporary relief. Antibiotic ointments only seem to make it worse. Cortisone cream has no effect one way or the other.
Is brushing the teeth twice a day enough or it is also necessary to floss. I only brush twice but they are decaying.
Flossing is a must: Since you know that your teeth are decaying you need to have a better oral hygiene and a good diet as well, limit your intake of sodas and sweet, brush 3 times a day after meal and floss at bed time. Visit your dentist at least twice a year for routine check ups and cleaning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is my tounge yellow?Ive tried nystan twice and a tablet anti fungal and it won't go.I spend 15 minutes cleaning it only for it to be coated agai
Consider: Before you try anti fungal medicines, make sure you have confirmed the diagnosis of candida with a laboratory culture. Have you taken an antibiotic for longer than 2 weeks or been on several doses of antibiotic? Are you diabetic? Do you have dry mouth? Are you on any immunosuppressant medicines? Are you a smoker? Heavy coffee or tea drinker? If you have candida, did you take meds correctly. ...Read more
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