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Is recurring dandruff also due to hypothyroid, how can it be treated?

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In brief: Dandruff

Dandruff is usually caused by seborrheic dermatitis.
Medicated shampoos and lotions can help. See a derm to make sure isn't a fungal infection.

In brief: Dandruff

Dandruff is usually caused by seborrheic dermatitis.
Medicated shampoos and lotions can help. See a derm to make sure isn't a fungal infection.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Occasionally

1. Check blood tests- if underactive by lab tests, need thyroid hormone therapy 2.
But if on therapy for hypothyroidism and lab normal, or on thyroid medicine and lab normal, must look for other causes see dermatologist.

In brief: Occasionally

1. Check blood tests- if underactive by lab tests, need thyroid hormone therapy 2.
But if on therapy for hypothyroidism and lab normal, or on thyroid medicine and lab normal, must look for other causes see dermatologist.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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