How to prevent Dandruff?


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Dandruff is commonly found skin condition in people. It is not harmful, but if not treated can create itching on the scalp. People who are facing dandruff problem is an embarrassing problem in day to day life. You should not get panic, dandruff is neither contagious nor a serious problem. I will try to help you to guide how to prevent dandruff.

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Dandruff is a skin condition which mainly affects the scalp. It causes flakes of skin to appear on the scalp. It is often creates itching on the scalp. The exact cause of dandruff is still unknown, but various factors increase the risk. It is not always related to poor hygiene, but washing and brushing the hair can help.

What are the causes of dandruff?

The exact cause of dandruff is still unknown, but the below factors can be the culprit.

  • Dry scalp: If you have dry scalp, then there are lots of chances to get dandruff.
  • Oil-secreting in the scalp: If the oil is more on the scalp, then also it can cause dandruff.
  • Wrong hair products: If your products don’t suit your scalp which also can cause dandruff.

What are home remedies for Dandruff?

  • Stress can trigger dandruff in some people, so managing stress can help.
  • Using coconut oil and lime also helps.
  • If you have an oily scalp, washing hair will help you.
  • Fenugreek seed pack on your scalp also helps in reducing dandruff.
  • Application of henna also works.
  • Multani mitti pack also helps.

What are home remedies for Dandruff

These are a few ways in which we might get help in a few dandruff cases.

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Treatments for Dandruff

  • You can start using non medicated shampoo, and massage well on your scalp, and wash it thoroughly, you need to do this very frequently, if it works better then you should continue to use it.
  • Medicated shampoo can be used, but make sure when you are using it, check for ketoconazole, salicylic acid, selenium sulfide contents in the shampoo.
  • In case still you don’t get results then meet a dermatologist and your doctor might give you corticosteroid lotion or shampoo to apply.
  • You can use the shampoo less often once your symptoms improve, but your dandruff will probably come back if you stop using it completely.

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How do you treat really bad dandruff?

In newborn babies and adults, dandruff can be seen. A mostly newborn baby might get dandruff which is called a cradle cap. It is yellow, patchy, greasy and dry skin. It might happen due to excessive oil production on the scalp. This will go off own in few months itself or sometimes a mild shampoo is also prescribed by the dermatologist for babies.

I hope the points I have given might solve your dandruff problems and help you to get a good healthy scalp. Kindly do comment and share if you think it is helpful and solved your query. You can contact us at HairMD Clinic for any queries or consultation regarding hair loss and its treatment.

Thank you for your precious time.

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