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Dry scalp: If your scalp is dry and itchy it is always possible that your shampoo is the cause. Some of the components in all shampoos can cause an allergic or irritant contact dermatitis. Topical steroids can help with the itch and any inflammation but treating the cause is the critical thing to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have fine, long,color treated hair. Have seborheic dermatitis. Can I use coconut oil/ conditioner b4 washing w/ coal tar shampoo? Shampoo is harsh!
What color????????: Black? Blonde? Red? Other? Tar shampoo is not favored by many and may influence hair color because it is black. Why coconut oil? DHS makes a shampoo and conditioner for dyed hair. Why Metrogel? This is not a treatment for seborrhea. Ketoconazole, Zinc pyrethium, and Selenium Sulfide are much more popular with people treating seborrhea. ...Read more
Severe oily scalp n diffuse hair fall for 2years.hair fall whole day n hairfall n irritation increases in hot n humid climate.Is it allergic dermatits?
Not allergic: That are many reasons for hair loss and you may need to make sure that there is nothing serious and get your blood and thyroid checked. Oily scalp makes the presence of seborrhea more likely but then hair loss is unexpected. If no iron deficieny anemia or thyroid issue, consult a dermatologist ...Read more
Which one is best for hairs?
1)- clear shampoo
2)- headershoulder shampoo
6) dove soap
Dry Shampoo: Dry shampoos--hair products designed to extend the time in between washings--work well for virtually anyone. Dry shampoo products soak up excess oil and hair products to refresh your hair almost instantly. Try a dry shampoo if you are pressed for time or need your hairstyle to look fresh in a pinch. ...Read more
Yes!: Wintertime wreaks havoc on skin due to dry air. Try humidifier in bedroom. Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream immediately after shower to damp skin. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or Sarna lotion can be added. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been washing my itchy, sore, scalp with dandruff shampoos and dermarest shampoo. My scalp still itches. Why?
Cause for Hair loss: You need to find out why you are losing hair. Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance such as thyroid or sex hormones. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss Take care ...Read more
Winters tends to bring dandruff in my hair and that too a lot? Cure plzz other than shampoo
I m so pissed at my hair now a days they r so silky
Dandruff: Dandruff is a scalp disorder affecting about half the population of any gender and ethnicity. It often causes itching. It has been established that keratinocytes play a role in expression and generation of immunological reactions with dandruff formation. The severity of dandruff fluctuates seasonally and worsens in winter. Most cases of dandruff can be treated with shampoos but there are no cures ...Read more