Dandruff

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Dandruff is the shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp (not to be confused with a dry scalp). Dandruff is sometimes caused by fre...
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Nizoral 4,778 Dandruff Shampoo 3,377 Anti-Dandruff 2,056
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Other name: Anti-Dandruff (Anti-Dandruff)
Other name: Cortef (Cortef)
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Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g...
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Cortisol (hydrocortisone) is a corticosteroid hormone, or glucocorticoid, produced by the adrenal gland. It is released in response to stress (medicine) and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through g...
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have tried dandruff shampoo with no success. We also have...
" ...don't flare up. We have tried dandruff shampoo with no success. We also have ...but they come right back. Hydrocortisone also works temporarily but I don't like to use it too often. Regardless... "

dandruff shampoo once a week. That helped us. It totally...
" My doctor told me to use a dandruff shampoo once a week. That helped us. It totally went ...to use some hydrocortisone cream. It hel... "

dandruff shampoo once or twice a week. It has worked great...
" ...it. My pedi recommended using hydrocortisone cream for 10 days and a pea size amount of dandruff shampoo once or twice a week. It has worked great he ...always used his California baby shampoo ... "

internest to use a dandruff shampoo on it along with some...
" ...get sweaty. Was told by my internest to use a dandruff shampoo on it along with some Hydrocortisone cream. Didn't help. I'd try changing your skin regimen, if you... "

and his forehead to the point that he has made it bleed...
" ...a dandruff shampoo...selsin blue. Now it seems like it is back? He has been severely itching his scalp and his forehead to the point that he has made it bleed! the dr said use hydrocortisone twic... "

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to even put the dandruff shampoo on my lip when showering,...
" ...rid of it by using hydrocortisone cream and dandruff shampoo (Head & Shoulders). I used to even put the dandruff shampoo on my lip when showering, ...I still use the dandruff shampoo to keep it... "

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cream and dandruff shampoo...what can I do to stop...
" ...I missing some nutrient(s) or is it related to a fungus or virus or something? I even have flaking behind my eyebrows and occasionally peeling and redness on and beside my nose. Besides hydrocort... "

and that zaps it. His hair is apl and this routine keeps...
" ...ocean scent. He uses a hydrocortisone cream on any red spot that appears, and that zaps it. His hair is apl and this routine keeps it under control. ...with an anti dandruff shampoo and ... "

hear any dandruff shampoo works) and then he has me use an...
" ...I have been getting on Pegasys. I did ...(I hear any dandruff shampoo works) and then he has me use an over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream. You have ...had me start ussing miconazole crea... "

pediatrician said to use a dandruff shampoo, or if you want...
" ...said to use a dandruff shampoo, or if ...aggressive, you can use hydrocortisone cream on it.... "

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