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I have dandruff real bad i've tried all kind of dandruff shampoo and nothing works. Any suggestions?
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Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Other options
I agree with dr. Hernandez.
Keep the shampoo on scalp for at least 5 minutes 3 x a week. Other options are otc salicylic acid shampoo same way alternating days with nizoral (ketoconazole). Also, scalpicin can be used for itching 1-2 x daily. This is a condition that can be controlled, not cured. See a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis as other conditions such as psoriasis may appear similar.

In brief: Other options
I agree with dr. Hernandez.
Keep the shampoo on scalp for at least 5 minutes 3 x a week. Other options are otc salicylic acid shampoo same way alternating days with nizoral (ketoconazole). Also, scalpicin can be used for itching 1-2 x daily. This is a condition that can be controlled, not cured. See a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis as other conditions such as psoriasis may appear similar.
Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dr. Jennifer Haley
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: NIZORAL (ketoconazole)
Verify the diagnosis first.
If dandruff then try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. If not better you need cortisone for the scalp (by prescription).

In brief: NIZORAL (ketoconazole)
Verify the diagnosis first.
If dandruff then try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. If not better you need cortisone for the scalp (by prescription).
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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