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Date : 08-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Good Afternoon.
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:Hello Dr.
User:I have danddruff problem..
User:tied varoius shampooo
User:Sorry - tried various shampoos
User:but of no use ..
User:only if i wash my head every day .. i dont get the itching sense in my head..
User:can u suggest something better for me pls
Doctor:I will suggest you some methods, which can improve your condition.
Doctor:1. Apply oil on the scalp half an hour before shower. Atleast 3 days a week.
Doctor:2. Use Selsun Shampoo or Nizoral shampoo.
Doctor:let them remain on the scalp for 5 minutes.
Doctor:Then wash off.
User:selsun is a name of a shampoo is it
Doctor:You need not use it every day.
Doctor:Use 3 days a week.
User:have not heard this .. is this available in medical shop alone..
Doctor:Oil has to be generously applied on the scalp.
Doctor:It will be available in the medical shops.
Doctor:If you do this religiously for 2 months, you will notice the change.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:got it ..
User:will try this .
Doctor:You can also improve your nutrition with supplements.
User:oil which one .. can it be any oil
User:or is there anything specific
Doctor:Take vitamin supplements like VItamin C, Vitamin E and Biotin.
Doctor:These are available as over the counter in the pharmacies.
Doctor:Amla oil has been seen to give better results. it.
User:not able to follow the other one
User:u mean i shd get vitamon c , e tablets over the pharmacy counters
Doctor:They do not require any prescription. So you can buy them from any pharmacy.
Doctor:Hope I have been able to help you.
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