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INFECTION (NAIL FUNGAL)
What is Dandruff ?
Dandruff is a skin condition with visible flaking of scalp, often associated with itching
Increase number of organisms of Malassezia family (a group of fungus residing as part of normal skin on human body)
Oily hair and scalp
Males affected more than females
Begins in young adulthood and can continue till old age
White flaky skin on the scalp
With or without itching
White dots seen on hair and shoulders.
DANDRUFF: Tips for Managing
Follow the instructions on the dandruff shampoo bottle: There are many different dandruff shampoos, and each contains different active ingredients for controlling symptoms. To get the best results, always follow the instructions on the bottle.
Use shampoo alternate days and use dandruff shampoo twice a week: If using one dandruff shampoo does not bring relief, try alternating between dandruff shampoos with different active ingredients.
Myths v/s reality
Dandruff is not contagious,it doesn't spread by touching
Even daily cleansing with regular shampoo is not enough to control dandruff, you need medicated shampoo for the better results.