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Need help I have lumps of dandruff on my scalp tryed cold tar shampoos but to no avail still have dandruff?

A: Try putting vinegar in your hair, pour some on your head and then massage it into the scalp using the pads of your fingers NOT THE NAILS. If you use your nails then you are likely to cause more dandruff. After that try using an anti dandruff shampoo like head and shoulders. It really works if you use it regularly but you tend to smell for a bit afterwards! Try Selson Blue. sounds like psorriasis (soriasis) . I have had it since i was 16. its proper horrible especiaally when people can notice it. Go t the doctor and they should give you some shampoos or oils. Try not to scratch it and dont use any hair treatments that will touch your scalp. Try alphosyl thats a good one and it soothes aswell. You can buy Aqueous...


  What can I do to get rid of dandruff?

A: Hi, Sorry to hear about such terrible condition of your hair. dandruff is usually caused by increase turn overof the cells of scalp which may occur due to dryness, fungal infections like Pityrosporum ovale, Tinea etc.and even skin conditions like seborrheic eczema or dermatitis etc. Usual anti-dandruff products availabletreat dryness of scalp but can not treat any medical condition afore said therefore you should consult adermatologist/trichologist to confirm the cause of your problem and get it treated accordingly. Hope thishelps....


What Are the Common causes of White Flaky Skin?

A: There are several possible causes of white flaky skin, including fungal infections, eczema, and psoriasis. Sun exposure, vitiligo, and dehydration can also lead to the development of skin that appears white and flaky. If these patches of skin appear on the scalp, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis may be to blame. A doctor should be consulted in order to obtain an accurate diagnosis and an individualized treatment plan when white flaky skin develops. A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders and may be the most appropriate choice in cases such as these.. Fungal infections are frequently...


I have a lot of dandruff! even if i wash it all the time. i don''t know why. i have used lots of cider vinegar but still, no positive results. what should i do? some remedies cannot be found in our place.

A: Imbalanced diet, excess use of shampoo, infection, fungus, very oily or very dry scalp are some of the causes of dandruff. There are many effective home remedies for dandruff – Hot oil is beneficial. Apply hot coconut oil on scalp with the help of cotton ball at night. Massage well. Wash your hair in the morning. Do not use harsh shampoo. Do it for few months.Mix warm water and apple juice in equal quantity. Massage the solution on scalp. Keep it for 15-20 minutes and rinse. Do this 2-3 times a week.Before washing your hair apply olive oil and almond oil on scalp. You may feel burning sensation. Do not worry....

What Are the Common causes of Flaky Eyelids?

A: Common causes of flaky eyelids include blepharitis, dermatitis, and allergies. Blepharitis is a medical condition characterized by an inflammation of the follicles of the eyelashes. This condition can result in red, dry, and flaky eyelids. In addition, eyes and eyelids that are chronically dry can cause itchiness, inflammation, and a "foreign object" sensation in the eyes. Once the cause of flaky eyelids has been determined by a physician, an effective treatment plan can be put into place.. Applying a warm compress to closed eyelids can help soothe the eyes and improve the appearance of flaky eyelids. The compresses should be applied at least...


What Are the Common causes of a Flaky Rash?

A: A rash on the skin can be caused by a range of inflammatory contacts. Called dermatitis, this condition often results in a flaky rash that itches or burns. The problem is often caused by allergic reactions to various consumer products, bug stings or caustic plants. Dermatitis can also appear as a result of any number of medical conditions, from eczema, psoriasis and shingles to lupus, arthritis and even chicken pox.. A flaky rash can appear on any skin surface when the oils naturally produced by the epidermis are not made. Cold weather is a natural cause of this problem, but only in a minor way. On the head, this can result in excessive


What Are the Common causes of Flaky Ear Skin?

A: Common causes of flaky ear skin include allergic reaction, eczema, dermatitis, and dry skin. In addition, flaky ear skin can be caused by sunburn, which can usually be prevented by applying sunscreen to the ears. Flaky ear skin can occur on the outer portion of the ear or inside the ear. In addition, dry flaky skin can also cause significant itching and embarrassment. Like dandruff, flaky ear skin can drop off onto the clothing, prompting the individual to limit their clothing to light-colored fabrics.. Flaky ear skin can usually be treated by replacing moisture to the area. The ears are typically very dry and this is more evident on the outer portion


What Are the causes of an Itchy Flaky Scalp?

A: An itchy flaky scalp may be caused by infections, congenital conditions, allergies, and a variety of other factors. Patients who notice scalp changes can consult a dermatologist for advice and evaluation to determine their cause and develop a treatment plan. In some cases a referral to a specialist may be necessary to handle an unusual scalp condition or a disorder associated with more systemic health problems.. One reason to have an itchy flaky scalp is the result of an infection with fungi, bacteria, or other organisms. Localized inflammation can also occur without the presence of an infectious agent. The patient might notice pustules or lumps and seepage along with the flakes and itchiness. Topical creams are...


What Are the Common causes of Flaky Face Skin?

A: Common causes of flaky face skin include eczema, excessive dryness, and allergic reactions. In addition, certain cosmetics containing exfoliating agents can contribute to flaky face skin. Although flaky skin can appear on the face, it can also present itself on other parts of the body, such as the arms, legs and hands. Flaky face skin is sometimes accompanied by irritation and itching. When eczema is the cause, other parts of the body are generally affected as well, and include the arms, lower back, hands, and legs.. Sunburn can also cause flaky face skin. This typically develops a few days after the sunburn has occurred and is generally referred to as peeling. To help prevent flaky face...


I have been losing a lot of my hair over the past 1 year. Now a days adding to the hairfall, when ever I sratch my scalp, I find stick matter (particles) sticking to my fingers. Is this because of dandruff or is it something else?

A: Most people associate dandruff specifically with Dry dandruff, greyish white flakes, however, there is a second and not so common type: Oily dandruff. Oily dandruff is characterized by yellow flakes combined with a sticky oil that cover your scalp and stick to your nails when you scratch it off. If you have not washed your hair in a while, this dandruff will be mixed along with dirt and dust particles in your hair and become more of a dark brown oily layer. In severe cases, this layer can emit a rather foul odor. This type of dandruff is caused by an excess
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