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Doctor insights on: Therapeutic Shampoo Medication

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Is there any types of shampoo or medications for alopecia?

Depends on: Cause. If infection is cause, you need to control it. If local trauma is cause, you need to eliminate it. If it is hormone related, you need to adjust your hormones. If you and your dermatologist cannot find a cause, sometimes it is not treatable. ...Read more

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What is the best medication, lotion, or shampoo for skin allergies?

What is the best medication, lotion, or shampoo for skin allergies?

Several: There are several over the counter lines of products that are hypoallergenic. Try vanicream and exederm. ...Read more

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I am 22 years old. I have severe hair fall problem. Is there any medication or any shampoo that can stop hair fall.?

I am 22 years old. I have severe hair fall problem. Is there any medication or any shampoo that can stop hair fall.?

See your doc: Before trying any shampoos, you should have a visit with a dermatologist. You also should schedule a PCP visit to have your thyroid tested. Make sure to mention any changes in diet or in your environment as well as whether you have been under severe emotional or physical stress. ...Read more

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What can I do with seborrhoea dermatitis on my skull I already used all kind of shampoo no changes what kind of medication I can use?

What can I do with seborrhoea dermatitis on my skull I already used all kind of shampoo no changes what kind of medication I can use?

Medicated shampoo: You have tried shampoos, but maybe a medicated rx shampoo like Nizoral (ketoconazole) would be your best bet. This medicated shampoo is effective, and can be used periodically for continued future outbreaks. Best wishes. ...Read more

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For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?

For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?

Scalp Psoriasis: Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that produces raised, reddish, and often scaly patches. It can appear as one or multiple patches on the scalp, affect the entire scalp, and spread beyond the scalp to the forehead, back of the neck, or behind the ears.
Medications include soriatane, (acitretin) biologics, or methotrexate. ...Read more

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Hi, I am suffering from androgenetic alopecia (severe). Prescribed medication finasteride1, capixl gel, kerawash shampoo. Will there be any side effects?

Hi, I am suffering from androgenetic alopecia (severe). Prescribed medication finasteride1, capixl gel, kerawash shampoo. Will there be any side effects?

Well-tolerated: These medications usually don't produce any side-effects. Your options are medication, surgery, or embracing your masculinity and your genetics. Good looks in a man is 95% physical fitness -- photoguy isn't complaining. The choice is yours. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some drug store shampoos that are citric acid free. Thank you?

Can you tell me some drug store shampoos that are citric acid free. Thank you?

Multiple: Johnson's baby shampoo, any baby shampoo, Dove or Aussie. Pleae consult your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is there a shampoo that can remove weed from my hair so I can pass a hair drug test? If yes, I shampoo once, will I pass since I have quit?

Is there a shampoo that can remove weed from my hair so I can pass a hair drug test? If yes, I shampoo once, will I pass since I have quit?

No: No, there is no shampoo that gets rid of weed from your hair. It's good that you quit. If you don't smoke anymore, you'll pass your drug test next time.

Doing drugs has consequences. ...Read more

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Will a detox shampoo remove drug metabolites from my hair?

Will a detox shampoo remove drug metabolites from my hair?

Drug Testing & Hair: No. Absolutely not. These metabolites are buried within the hair fibers and they will not be 'lost' with 'detox' shampoo. Until you cut your hair you will test positive for any drug you have used. ...Read more

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What is a good alternative head lice treatment to use instead of the drug store shampoos?

What is a good alternative head lice treatment to use instead of the drug store shampoos?

Cetaphil cleanser: Use gentle cetaphil skin cleanser. Apply to hair and scalp. Wait 2 minutes, then comb out. Wash your hair 8 hours later. Repeat once a week for 3 weeks. You can hold the mayo! ...Read more

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Do any of the hair detoxing techniques and masking shampoo work on passing a hair drug test for meth?

No: Best way to pass the test is don't do drugs. It's pretty hard to fool the hair test. ...Read more

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My scalp is very itchy. I have used every dandruff shampoo at the drug store and it makes it worse. I do have very mild psoriasis on my knee and foot. Could they be related?

My scalp is very itchy. I have used every dandruff shampoo at the drug store and it makes it worse. I do have very mild psoriasis on my knee and foot. Could they be related?

Also consider...: Lice! In my area it is an epidemic among grade school aged children. If you're around any children, it might be worth combing through your hair with a lice comb to see if any of the little buggers are there. If so treat for lice and you're cured!
and....Lice prefer clean hair to dirty hair so this suggestion is no judgment on you! ...Read more

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Nioxin shampoo really work?

Nioxin shampoo really work?

Define "work".: While there are many claims that nioxin is a hair regrowth product, they do not come from the company that sells it. The nioxin website states "nioxin is not a hair loss product, but a scalp and hair care regimen designed to improve the scalp health environment and improve the appearance of fine and thin-looking hair." in other words, it might make thin hair look thicker. And that's it. ...Read more

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How to Choose a good shampoo?

GOOD SHAMPOO?: ALL SHAMPOOS ARE GOOD!
TRY ONE; TRY THEM ALL!
YOU WILL SOON FIND OUT WHICH WORKS BEST FOR YOU. ...Read more

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How often should I use shampoo?

Personal preference: It depends on your hair biology and hair type. However, dermatologist recommend not to shampoo daily and you can skip a day or two. There is no restriction and if you choose to, use a lightweight shampoo.
Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Does fast shampoo work on kids?

Does fast shampoo work on kids?

Not sure: It depends on what you mean. If you are talking about a "waterless" shampoo, I wouldn't necessarily recommend this for young children as bath time is a good time to bond with your child. I don't know how easily these can be applied or which ones might cause irritation to the scalp or eyes. Best to use children's shampoo since it is tested in kids. ...Read more

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What is the best shampoo to use?

What is the best shampoo to use?

Depends on hair type: If you have oily hair, or dry thin hair each manufacturer has special formulations for those types. There are so many brands it can be confusing. Choose one for the type of hair that you have that is within your budget. If you have itchy or flaky scalp, choose a medicated one. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can I use matrix olticare shampoo?

Can I use matrix olticare shampoo?

Of course: Matrix olticare shampoo is a very well know brand in beauty and personal care all over the world. Enjoy! ...Read more

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How often should I use dry shampoo?

How often should I use dry shampoo?

DRY SHAMPOO: DRY SHAMPOO DOES NOT CAUSE ANY DETRIMENTAL PROBLEMS.
IT CAN, ON OCCASION, CAUSE DANDRUFF, SMALL PIMPLES ON THE SCALP, AND TANGLING.
YOU CAN USE IT AS OFTEN AS YOU WANT.
ENJOY! ...Read more

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Is iso shampoo and conditioner good?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Are there any anti - aging shampoos?

Are there any anti - aging shampoos?

Ponce De Leon?: At present, anti-aging remedies (including shampoos) have yet to materialize. Beware of the advertisemnts touting these wonderous remedies which create a quixotic pursuit reminscent of ponce de leone's quest for the fountain of youth. These anti-aging formulas will only make your wallet reminiscient of our youthful days; empty! ...Read more

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How often can you change your shampoo?

How often can you change your shampoo?

Shampoo: Most people use the same shampoo, but one can certainly use different ones. For some skin conditions, such as seborrhea, I often have patients alternate two different kinds of shampoos.

The bottom line, you "can" use more than one. ...Read more