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Suffering from dandruff. Tried oils, anti-dandruff shampoos, hair spa, temporary relief. Dead skin on scalp due to infection?

hello doctor, my son is 16 yrs.old .since 8 months his hair is full of dandruff .we applied various oils ,anti-dandruff shampoos but all were useless .we also gave him hair spa treatment but it was temporary someone said this is not dandruff but dead skin releasing in large quantity from scalp may be due to some infection.plz.suggest what is this and how to treat?
Asked On : Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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The condition you described is called Seborrheic dermatitis which is a rapid falling of epidermal layer of scalp (dead skin). Usually condition worsen in winters. Take tab ketaconazole 200mg daily for 2weeks and wash your hair with fungi tar shampoo twice a weekl for 1month
Let me know after 2weeks
Answered: Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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