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Triggers and treatment for Dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi
User :   I have dandruff problem
Doctor :   What is your age and Since when are you having it ]
User :   i am loosing hear because of this
User :   my age is 27
Doctor :   Yes that is an adverse effect of Having Dandruf
User :   i am having it since years
User :   4 years
User :   i have tried some shampoos
Doctor :   Ketoconazole shampoos (Nizoral). ketoconazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent that may work when other shampoos fail. It's available over-the-counter as well as by prescription.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Try using one of these shampoos daily until your dandruff is controlled, then cut back to two or three times a week. If one type of shampoo works for a time and then seems to lose its effectiveness,
Doctor :   try alternating between two types of dandruff shampoos.
Doctor :   Be sure to leave the shampoo on for at least five minutes this allows the ingredients time to work.
Doctor :   Stress affects your overall health, making you susceptible to a number of conditions and diseases.
Doctor :   It can even help trigger dandruff or exacerbate existing symptoms.
User :   can you suggest any hair oil?
Doctor :   If you tend to have an oily scalp, daily shampooing to remove the excess oil may help prevent dandruff.
Doctor :   Normal Coconut oil that you are having will help
Doctor :   A diet that provides enough zinc, B vitamins and essential fatty acid may help prevent dandruff.

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