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My testicles have 'dandruff' on them, what could this be?

My testicles have 'dandruff' on them, what could this be?

Fungus: This is almost always a fungal infection of the scrotal skin. I ecommend trying an over the counter anti-fungal cream for a few weeks. If that does not help go see a urologist or dermatologist. Patricio gargollo pediatric urology childrens medical center, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more


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Is dandruff hereditary?

Is dandruff hereditary?

Dandruff: Yes, definite inherited tendency but environment plays a big role. Stress, weather, internal disease, hygiene. ...Read more

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How to control dandruff?

How to control dandruff?

Controlling dandruff: 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 dandruff..Pls help?

I have dandruff..Pls help?

Many options: Otc dandruff shampoos containing zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, salicylic acid, ketoconazole can all help. If they don't help then you will need to see a doctor to get prescription strength shampoos that contain stronger steroids, anti-keratolytics (ie: urea), and higher strength salicylic acid and anti-fungals. ...Read more

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Is dandruff hereditary? How?

Is dandruff hereditary? How?

Yes: It is associated with seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis both inherited as polygenic disorders. ...Read more

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How would you treat dandruff?

How would you treat dandruff?

Dandruff: Dandruff is a common scalp condition in which small pieces of dry skin flake off of the scalp. If you have dark hair or you’re wearing dark colors, you may notice the flakes in your hair or on your shoulders. Dandruff may also make your scalp itch. https://www.aad.org/public/skin-hair-nails/hair-care/how-to-treat-dandruff ...Read more

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I have dandruff please help me?

I have dandruff please help me?

Dandruff shampoo: You can start out with with dandruff shampoos such as head& shoulder, selsun blue, and /or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shamppo etc...Avoid excessive hot showers/baths, and use a bit of hair-conditioner may help. If these don't help, consult doc for an eval as other diseases which may cause "dandruff" appearing on scalp--such as psoriasis and fungal infections etc...Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do to my dandruff...

What should I do to my dandruff...

Controlling dandruff: 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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What are the options for dandruff?

Dandruff- several!: For most patient, alternating a zinc pyithione shampoo (head and shoulders) and a tar shampoo (neutrogena-t-gel), gives better results. Selenium shampoos work well and are an alternative. Finally, there are shampoos with salicylic acid, which is keratolytic, meaning it helps break apart scales. Finally, ketoconazole shampoo, ie. Nizoral, is quite beneficial. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have so much dandruff?

What do I do if I have so much dandruff?

Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; selenium sulfide, which can limit cell turnover and decrease the amount of fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. ...Read more

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Are amway products good for dandruff to go?

Are amway products good for dandruff to go?

Not aware: I am not aware of any benefits. You're better off seeing a dermatologist ...Read more

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Is dandruff contagious?

No: Dandruff is caused by flaking of (usually dry) scalp. It is not a contagious condition. ...Read more

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How to overcome from dandruff?

How to overcome from dandruff?

Dandruff: Anti dandruff shampoos such as t sal are helpful. A dermatologist can prescribe topical medications and shampoos if the otc shampoos do not work. Olive oil also helps with severe dandruff. ...Read more

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Wht is the reason for dandruff?

Wht is the reason for dandruff?

Seb derm: Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic, relapsing, and usually mild form of dermatitis which occurs in infants and adults. The severity may vary from minimal, asymptomatic scaliness of the scalp (dandruff) to more widespread involvement. Affected individuals are usually healthy. The cause of seborrheic dermatitis is unknown. ...Read more

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How to avoid dandruff probllem?

Sometimes you cant: But wash your hair with tea tree oil shampoos. Have a healthy diet- no sodas, processed foods. Stop dairy. Eat more fresh fruits and veggies. See if that helps some. Head and shoulders and selsun blue shampoos can also be useful...I refer less chemical products. ...Read more

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What causes hairfall and excessive dandruff?

Superficial fungus: It is due to uperficial fungal infection of the scalp and usually responds well to anti fungal shampoos, and may also prevent hair loss but not sure if it does. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruffs?

How to get rid of dandruffs?

Controlling dandruff: 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. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruffs. ?

How to get rid of dandruffs. ?

You can certainly: try OTC dandruff shampoos, but if they aren't working, consider seeing dermatologist for prescription strength products ...Read more

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Can olive oil cure dandruff?

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

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