Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
128 Doctors are Online

What treatment should I take for recurring dandruff and hair fall ?

why do my hair keeps falling out and dandruff never goes away no matter how many times I wash it Hi, I am I am 19 years of age and a female. I have no medical history! My problem is my hair has continous dandruff that never goes away,no matter how many times I wash it. It burns and itches alot and I can t keep nothing done to my hair because of it! :( It grows sores and they burn really really bad. :( how do I stop it and get reid of it?? What should I do?? Oh and my hair also falls out alot know since it started and it barely grows anymore. :(
Asked On : Sat, 26 Mar 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  75
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
  User's Response
Dear Iesha, Welcome to Healthcaremagic!
You might be having simple dandruff (or pityriasis capitis), or more likely, as per your symptoms of soreness, scalp psoriasis is also a diagnostic possibility. I recommend as follows:
1) For dandruff, use a good anti-dandruff shampoo (like Nizral) 3-4 times a week (keep it in your hair for 10-15 minutes before washing off).
2) Massage your scalp with plain coconut or olive oil.
3) Get your Hb tested-- if anaemic, please start iron tablets & take a nutritious diet.
I hope this should help you. But if it does not lead to improvement, get a dermatological opinion as you may require prescription medication, if you have psoriasis. Good luck.
Answered: Sat, 26 Mar 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor