Dandruff

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Last Updated: 04 May 2022
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Dandruff is a common condition that causes the skin on the scalp to flake. It isn't major or contagious. It can be embarrassing and difficult to treat. Mild dandruff can be treated with a gentle daily hair shampoo. A medicated shampoo may aid if that does not work. Symptoms may return later. Dandruff is a mild type of seborrheic dermatitis. The symptoms and signs may be more severe if you're worried, and they often tend to flare in cold, dry periods. Your scalp might also really feel itchy and dry. It's vital to leave the shampoo in your hair for at least five minutes prior to washing it out. Your skin frequently produces new skin cells and sheds old cells to stay healthy. Cradle cap appears usually in children in the first two months. The flakes are typically more recognizable in darker hair and if they fall from your scalp on your shoulders. There are a number of various types you can purchase from drug stores or supermarkets. Seek hair shampoo having one of these components: zinc pyrithione; salicylic acid; selenium sulphide; ketoconazole; coal tar. Your pharmacologist can inform you exactly how to use the shampoo. You might require to try greater than one type to discover one that benefits you.

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