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If I use coal tar shampoo for seborheic dematitis on scalp , wont it stain my blond hair ? Is there an alternative that wont ? Thanks !

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Will stain

Several dandruff shampoos are useful.
Besides tar you can get selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, salicylic acid, and zinc pyrithione shampoos. The generics are just as good but cost less. You will see selsun, nizoral, head & shoulders, T-Sal, DHS, etc. You can use in a daily shower and wash ears & face while you are at it.

In brief: Will stain

Several dandruff shampoos are useful.
Besides tar you can get selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, salicylic acid, and zinc pyrithione shampoos. The generics are just as good but cost less. You will see selsun, nizoral, head & shoulders, T-Sal, DHS, etc. You can use in a daily shower and wash ears & face while you are at it.
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Dr. Tipu Sultan
Internal Medicine - Allergy

In brief: Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo

you can use Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo 2% twice a week for 2weeks.
followed by selsun shampoo. You may need prescription from your PCP

In brief: Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo

you can use Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo 2% twice a week for 2weeks.
followed by selsun shampoo. You may need prescription from your PCP
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