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got dandruff cant get off
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hello,

if you have dandruff, the treatment you are following is good.

the alternative you could try is selenium sulfide shampoo twice a week instead of the ketoconazole shampoo.

also it needs to be ruled out if there is any cause for the dandruff like seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis of the scalp.

if thats the case, a few other modalities of treatment will have to be followed like coal tar shampoo and topical corticosteroid creams.

also if the dandruff is thick, pityriasis amiantacea needs to be ruled out.

to rule out the above possibilities, you will need to visit your doctor.

but however you can try using selenium sulfide shampoo before that for 2 weeks.

hope this answer was useful. please click on the green accept button if so. any bonus or positive feedback would be appreciated.

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