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How can I tell if I have dandruff? My scalp is very itchy, when I scratch it, moist flakes come off onto my hands as well as dry flakes.

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Dandruff

Sounds like you have dandruff.
Your description of intense itching and moist flakes are the underlying cause of your dandruff, which is dermatitis like seborrheic dermatitis. Psoriasis is also a possibility. Try otc dandruff shampoo. If no relief, check with your doctor.

In brief: Dandruff

Sounds like you have dandruff.
Your description of intense itching and moist flakes are the underlying cause of your dandruff, which is dermatitis like seborrheic dermatitis. Psoriasis is also a possibility. Try otc dandruff shampoo. If no relief, check with your doctor.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: Flakes

Since you are shedding flakes, chances are you have dandruff.
You might try head and shoulders shampoo fei itchy scalps or selsun blue shampoo.

In brief: Flakes

Since you are shedding flakes, chances are you have dandruff.
You might try head and shoulders shampoo fei itchy scalps or selsun blue shampoo.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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