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Severe dandruff problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yu
User :   hello
User :   i am having a seviour problem with dandruf
User :   it is not like which is showing in tv
User :   it is like some skin petals
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i understood
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age-21,Male,Profession,Not Married,82 & 5.8,NO Dependents
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How long you have this
Doctor :   and do you have any skin problems?
User :   last 3 years
User :   no i don't have
User :   i regularly using hedensholders
Doctor :   How many times
User :   altenative days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I think now the head and shoulders
User :   if the itching iritation is is heavy i use dialy
Doctor :   is resistant
Doctor :   now and you have to take medicated shampoo
Doctor :   for 2 or 3 months
User :   ok
Doctor :   and if this is not working
Doctor :   then you have to take medicines by mouth
Doctor :   too
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
User :   which shampoo ihave to use
User :   medicated
Doctor :   NIZRAL 2%
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   and more important
Doctor :   is the personal hygien
Doctor :   you should not
Doctor :   use other combs
Doctor :   you should wash the combs every day
User :   ok
Doctor :   and have a personal hygiene
Doctor :   personal comb
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take care about the risk factors
Doctor :   that cause these
Doctor :   thay are
Doctor :   Stress,
Doctor :   weather extremes, oily skin
User :   and i am having the habit of not wearing helmate while driving
Doctor :   any other medical illness
User :   no
Doctor :   I tis good to wear helmet
Doctor :   while driving
Doctor :   and cover your head with a cloth
Doctor :   and wear the helmet
User :   ok
Doctor :   Basic treatment consists of using shampoos containing zinc pyrithione , selenium sulfide or ketoconazole.
Doctor :   You may need to try several shampoos to find the one that works best for you, and then rotate between several medicated and non-medicated shampoos to maintain effectiveness.
Doctor :   ts important to massage the shampoo onto the scalp and other affected areas and leave it in place for a few minutes before rinsing thoroughly.
User :   ok
Doctor :   sometimes the steroids are to be applied which will benefit
Doctor :   so dont bother now
User :   i can follow my altenative days shedule or i have to use the NIZARAL dialy
Doctor :   wait for 2 to 3 months
Doctor :   alternate
Doctor :   days and use a shampoo conditioner
Doctor :   after using nizral
Doctor :   like DOVE or L'OREAL conditioners
Doctor :   anything will do
User :   any conditioner or any specific which is good
Doctor :   DOVE or L'OREAL conditioners
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   wat is normal for my height
User :   weight
Doctor :   65 to 70
Doctor :   Remember overwt increases the dandruff growth
User :   ok
Doctor :   so you have to regularly exercise
User :   ok
User :   thank you doctor
User :   can i know your name
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