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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Dandruff levels on my head are too high. What should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Remedy for dandruff

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.
I suggest you to use a Ketoconazole based shampoo e.g scalpe shampoo, alternate days. Lather it well on to wet scalp and leave it on for 10 minutes and then rinse it off. In addition to that you may use a topical steroid lotion for overnight scalp application e.g mometasone furoate 0.1% lotion (Elocon Lotion) for 2 weeks. It is a prescription medication.

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