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Have dandruff, hair fall, pimples. Tried various shampoos, home remedies no relief. Solution?

HI, I'm Shaun 24 years old, suffering form heavy dandruff and hair-fall since more than six years and used almost all kinds shampoo's and tried home made remedies but still continuing to loose hair with itchy scalp and also causing pimples on the face. I'm suffered enough and cannot take anymore, So please provide me with any type of treatments for permanent solution.Thank you.
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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Dandruff is caused by a fungus called Malazessia. This fungus is a normal commensal( residing in the body). Some people will mount an allergy against it causing dandruff. This fungus lives in oily skin. You seem to have an oily skin, that is why you suffer from acne as well.
Use a shampoo containing Ketoconazole 2% and ZPTO 1% thrice a week for a month. After that continue using one a week at least for maintaining the improvement. Do not apply oil on your scalp.
If you have tried this treatment as well earlier and still it has not come down you need to take a dermatologist's consultation. A reassessment of diagnosis is required to rule out seborrhoeic dermatitis and scalp psoriasis as both of them can present with resistant scaling over scalp which resembles dandruff. The treatment in these cases will be slightly different.
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Answered: Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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