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Medicated shampoos for treating dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   How can i help you today?
User :   hi,having dandruff , what to do?
Doctor :   Have you ever used any shampoos anytime before ?
User :   no, not for dandruff . but general shamppos only.
Doctor :   Dandruff is a common scalp disorder
User :   ok, but is too much an issue
Doctor :   The severity of dandruff may fluctuate with season as it often worsens in winter
User :   ok, but i feel embarrased when I have to itch often
Doctor :   I understand your situation
User :   are these over the shelf shampoos any gud
Doctor :   You can use medicated shampoos which are available in the pharmacies
User :   like
Doctor :   use NIZORAL shampoo 2-3 times in a week for 4 weeks
User :   give me a min to write
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   Once you complete 4 weeks, you can use Head and shoulders and other shampoos regularly
User :   and i can use normal shampoo for rest of the days
User :   ok got it
Doctor :   avoid using hair styling gel
User :   ok
Doctor :   this causes more sebum and oily skin
Doctor :   this in turn can increase dandruff formation
User :   i also use that okay
Doctor :   Use of oil is fine
User :   ok
Doctor :   I hope i have answered your query
User :   ok thanks..gud bye
User :   yes thank you
Doctor :   Do You Have any other medical query?
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   please leave your feedback as u log out
Doctor :   Thanks and good night
User :   sure
Doctor :   Bye for now
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