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White Flakes On Scalp
I've seborrheic dermatitis white flake itchy scalp symtoms get worse when i eat diary nuts fish soy my IgE level is 498 is any treatment available ?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I have white flakes falling from scalp while combing and the flakes reduces after taking headbath. Then flakes increases after 1 day. What can it be?
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 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
What's the best OTC med for occasional dry, white, flaking patches on scalp? T-Gel? Used Dad's 'scrip Ketoconazole but it's gone.
Scalp rash: Ring worm of the scalp, is not a worm, but a fungus infection, that almost always only seen in children.. The get a thick rash, and often there is an area where the hair does not grow.White flakes on the scalp is called dandruff and is caused most often by seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis, both chronic and treatable, not curable, conditions. Try to use dandruff shampoos, very often. ...Read more
I'm using Minoxidil 5%.I've white flakes on my scalp.I don't wanna loose more hair.Pl sugges me a daily shampoo to use along with it.I live in Dubai.
I have hair loss from past 2 years. I am 32yrs old man, I see there is white/grey flakes on scalp ,kindly have a look at my scalp pic in profile.
I'm using 1ml Monoxidil 5% once everyday.Though I shampoo daily,I find white grain & flakes like structures on scalp. Can u pl give me solution?
When i lift my hair up i see loads of white/yellowish flakes sitting on my scalp that make my hair fall out, it's also itchy, what symptoms are these?
My scalp itches a lot. Also white flakes come out when I scratch it. What is this and how can I cure it naturally?
Dandruff: Dandruff is the shedding of flakes of dead skin cells from the scalp. It has been shown to be the result of three required factors: 1) skin oil commonly referred to as sebum or sebaceous secretions 2) yeast colonization (specifically malassezia yeasts) 3) individual susceptibility . There are special shampoos you can buy that contain selenium, which target the causes and bring great relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My scalp itch a lot when i shake my hair white flakes fall out hair appears getting thin from scalp what could cause this?
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