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What is the difference between dandruff and dry skin?

They can look alike. They can look the same on the scalp, however there can be subtle differences. Dry skin would tend to be over the entire scalp and can worsen with use of a medicated shampoo. Gentle shampoos and less frequent washing are better for dry scalp. Dandruff is usually from psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis on the scalp, often with thicker, larger scales, redness, itching. Medicated shampoos often help. Read more...

My daughter suddenly has lots of dry skin & dandruff. What should I do?

Dandruff curr. She probably has seborrhoic dermatitis of the scalp or cradle cap. This is known tone caused by a fungus. Therefore i would suggest a shampoo like Nizoral (ketoconazole) or head and shoulders may work. Read more...

Can dandruff or dry skin cause greasy hair?

Not really. Flaking/dandruff can be the result of oily skin, which irritates the skin and causes flaking. Common mistake to think flaking is from dry skin, but if greasy hair then not dry skin so shampoos daily foroily skin helpful. Read more...

Pimples can be due to dandruff ir dry skin in head?

Acne = pimples. Acne is due more to infection from specific skin bacteria feasting off excess oil than from dry skin or dandruff. Go see your doctor for evaluation & treatment options. Read more...

I have dandruff and a dry scalp that bleeds from scabs, do you have any solutions? Also I have dry skin around my hairline? Please help thanks

Try hydrocortisone. This sounds like you have what is called "seborrheic dermatitis". What a big word for something so common! it is in the eczema family. Shampoo with t-gel. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream, rub in for 30 seconds 2 times each day whenever the rash is present. There is no cure for this, it will almost always come back. Don't get discouraged, just keep the Hydrocortisone handy. Read more...