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Dandruff, dry flakes, ketoconazole shampoo, home remedies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here
User :   hi
User :   my name is AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Ok, from when are you facing the problem
User :   im 32 years old
Doctor :   Is it dry dandruff or sticky.
User :   off late im seeing a lot of dandruff on my head
User :   although i keep my hair really short
User :   last 2-3 days people have been telling me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you taken any treatment for it.
User :   now if i just run my fingers thrgh my hair
Doctor :   It is dry.
User :   i can see dandruff flakes on them
Doctor :   What shampoo do you use.
User :   how do i know if it is dry or stiky
User :   nopes
User :   these days im using vaktika herbal shampoo
Doctor :   ok,you can use himalaya antidandruffoil
Doctor :   Use ketoconazole shampoo like nizoral
User :   ok
User :   i can try
Doctor :   so it has not used
User :   i had used nizroal
User :   like a year back
Doctor :   Have you tried selenium sulfide shampoo.
User :   then it reduced
User :   but now it has come back again
Doctor :   Oil your hair once a week before bath
Doctor :   Have you tried selenium sulfide shampoo.
User :   u see keep my hair real short
User :   like a crew cut
User :   but still i dont understand
User :   why it keeps coming back
User :   i do that as well
Doctor :   Try it and see and apply himalay dandruff oil
User :   nopes
Doctor :   ok, apply lemon and curd before head bath.
User :   earlier i use to massage my head with cocnut oil
User :   now i have changed to olive oil
Doctor :   Even head and shoulders is a good shampoo
User :   but nthng seems to work
User :   it just goes and comes back in some time
Doctor :   ok that is good.
User :   ok
Doctor :   heat the oil and plly it to the scalp.
User :   also doctor
User :   this dandruff is not itchy
User :   i get itching only when i sweat
User :   or it gets real hot
Doctor :   Take head bath twice a week
Doctor :   Himalay aantidandruff oil
User :   which oil wld u suggest
Doctor :   yes.
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
User :   so i heat this oil, like lukewarm
User :   and then apply on my head
Doctor :   then shampoo it later
Doctor :   after 2 to 3 hrs
User :   twice a week
User :   ok
User :   any shampoo
User :   or himalya anti dandruff shampoo
Doctor :   you can try himalaya or selenium sulfide based shampoo selsun blue
Doctor :   yes
User :   selsun blue
User :   is it available at local chemist
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
User :   ok
User :   any medication
Doctor :   No , if you apply that is enough. If it does not change you will have to meet deramtologist
User :   yes do i also need to takeany medication
User :   or this will suffice
Doctor :   1 month
User :   for how many days shld i watch
Doctor :   youare welcome.
User :   okie
User :   thnx
Doctor :   kindly login for further queries.
User :   that will be all
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