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I am having lot of itching on my scalp

I am having lot of itching on my scalp. I have lot of dandruff i use head and shoulder shampoo daily. But still i have lot of itching in my scalp. How to get rid of this. Can i use some other shampoo for dandruff
Mon, 11 Jun 2012
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You need to manage the dandruff in a different manner.1st oil your scalp well with some oil you are comfortable with,then use a comb and comb out the scalp and hair well so that the dandruff flakes out.wait for half hour,then bathe your hair using anti-fungal shampoo(this is actually a fungal infection) like scalpe lotion or Danclear or Conaderm.Apply this to scalp,wait a minute then wash out the shampoo well.The important advise you must remember is to use a fresh towel,fresh comb and fresh pillow covers after each application of shampoo.From these you can otherwise get re-infected.Do this twice weekly.you will be relieved.
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Yes when i was having this, one doctor prescribed me Nizoral shampoo. It was really good. and gave some tips to prevent it further. Till now i have not got it back, its almost three years now.

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hey there is shampoo called scalp it self. this is good shampoo. it will clear the itching in only one weeek
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reena's  Response
there are some specialised tablets for dandruff like scalpe,nizoral..u can use it but most importatntly...itching may be because o9f headlouse also
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