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Dandruff Shampoo vs. Hydrocortisone for Dandruff

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Dandruff Shampoo

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Hydrocortisone

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Other Names: Cortef   Cortaid   Preparation H   Anti Itch   Cortifoam
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 11,508 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Dandruff Shampoo vs. Hydrocortisone

95 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
found that anti-dandruff shampoo works great on my scalp...
...I started getting the itches after 4 days on treatment (!) so I got onto a Hydrocortisone cream, it works pretty well... :) If ...itches. I also found that anti-dandruff shampoo works great on ...
But I started using the dandruff shampoo, and my SD went...
...back a few months later. Hydrocortisone cream helped, but what really did the trick for me was dandruff shampoo. My derm told me ...scalp). But I started using the dandruff shampoo, and my S...
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 ...
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...
has cradle cap use a dandruff shampoo like t-gel or even...
...it is just the beginning of exzema, hydrocortisone helps but nothing will never ...water, if she has cradle cap use a dandruff shampoo like t-gel or even head...
cream and dandruff shampoo...what can I do to stop...
...medicated shampoo. Surely there is a permanent cure.? I have persistent dandruff that won't ...my nose. Besides hydrocortisone cream and dandruff shampoo...what can I do to stop the underlying...
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....
cleanse with dandruff shampoo. It's definitely helping but...
...that started on just her face but has recently moved to her ams/legs. (Marisa, I saw the pics that you posted of your DS's face awhile ago and Noa's face looked like that, but worse). She also ha...
nuisance for you. Use a good dandruff shampoo, even to wash...
...use Hydrocortisone Cream 2.5% on ...nuisance for you. Use a good dandruff shampoo, even to wash your body where you have it. Hydrocortisone can be used...
really well, put Gold Bond powder in my hat and it worked...
...and then I rubbed hydrocortisone cream into my scalp really well, put Gold Bond powder in my hat and it worked like a charm. ...washing my head with dandruff shampoo. She recommended the Neutrag...
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