Coal tar

What is Coal tar?

A by-product obtained during the destructive distillation of bituminous coal; a dark semisolid of characteristic naphthalenelike odor and a sharp, burning taste; used to treat skin diseases.

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i am having problem of dandruff in winter season. pl suggest solutions to remove...

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Use a coal tar and salicylic acid based shampoo

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I am having small to medium bald patches on vertex to front elevated side of scalp and few towards back. This is there since pas 5...

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Seborrheic dermatitis and androgenetic alopecia

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I want to know if there is natural or home remedies for sebopsoriasis. I consulted a Dermatologist back in Feb 2015 and after taking medicines he...

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I suggest a coal tar shampoo+steroid lotion X2 wks followed by Vit D lotion

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