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What Home Remedies Can I Try For Thin Dry Hair
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
I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?
Excellent wound care: Good home remedy of a scar begns with excellent and meticulous care of the initial wound causing the scar. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges are well approximated under minimal tension will tend to produce optimal scarring. Gentle cleansing of a contaminated wound with subsequent moist dressings will general produce the least prominent scar. Scar massage/pressure/occlusion may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benzoyl peroxide: For treatment of acne, any brand of over-the-counter Benzoyl Peroxide Gel or cream is quite helpful. An acne "wash" is not needed. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. It can take 3 weeks to 3 months in order to see good improvements. ...Read more
Visit your doctor: Poor nutrition (fad/crash diets, lack of protein/ iron/ vitamins) and emotional or physical stress can cause hair to be brittle or fall out. Harsh treatments such as bleach, excessive shampooing or dryers/curlers also make hair brittle. Average hair grows half an inch per month, so even if you correct the cause, it takes time to see results. In any case, speak with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do if my skin always looks dry. Also i m there any home remedies to make my skin look moisture?
Olive oil, coconut: oil, and alpha hydroxy acids will help smooth skin and exfoliants will help remove dead skin with the acids ...Read more
What can be done to keep hair healthy and strong for males? I use clarifying shampoo, no conditioner, oily hair. Anything i can do to prevent loss?
Male Pattern: Male pattern baldness is related to your genes and male sex hormones. It usually follows a pattern of receding hairline and hair thinning on the crown, and is caused by hormones and genetic predisposition. Each strand of hair you have sits in a tiny hole (cavity) in the skin called a follicle. Baldness in general occurs when the hair follicle shrinks over time, resulting in shorter and finer hair. ...Read more
My skin on eyebrows is white and scaly. What causes this and what can I use to stop it? I'm open to using home remedies.
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Vaseline: Get yourself a foot scrubber for about $1 at any drug store. Then soak your feet in warm water, avoid soaps because they dry skin. Immediately after drying your feet, put moisurizing lotion like eucerin or aveeno, (oatmeal) and seal it with vaseline. Cover overnight with cotton socks. Continue daily for 7-10 days, and you should see a big difference. ...Read more
MINIMAL CHANGES: The main home remedies would revolve around keeping the skin lesions moist to soften the lesions. These would include warm compresses, aloe vera, etc. Apple cider vinegar has thought to possibly be helpful. Exposure to sunlight has been a longterm treatment for psoriasis. Salt water for eample ocean water may help some patients. Otc topical cortisone may be of some value also. ...Read more
I have dark spots from acne scars on my face. I need to clear them out. Is there any home remedy or over the counter product i can use to do so?
I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!
Sitz bath: This is warm water and epsom salts in a bath.It does work. ...Read more
Are there any home remedies to cure severe eczema and dry skin on palms? I would like to try other methods before considering to take steroids. Thanks
What can I eat to stop breakouts on my face i tried every can you please ? Is there anything i can use for dry skin to?
I have a hair loss spot on my head, is there any over-the-counter products or home remedies i can use ?
Probably not: Sounds like alopecia areata but you would need an exam to be sure. The otc products would not expect to work for that. ...Read more
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