Dandruf/ flacky scalp
My 2.5 years old daughter is having dandruf. Initially it was only present at 1 or 2 patches but now it is present in almost 50℅ of her scalp. Also it is itchy ..Kindly advice me on which shampoo should I use for her.?or what should I do
Doctor Answers (1) on Dandruf/ flacky scalp
Dandruff is a common situation more common among teenagers. It can be more problematic if you are using hair oils. So consider discontinuation of oils and using an antifungal shampoo everyday for first week and then reduce the application to twice a week for maintenance. You should keep the shampoo at-least for 5 minutes on the scalp for it to act. This should solve your problem. However if problem persists, consult a Dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment and to rule out any other skin condition. Hope it helps you.
Avoid self medications.
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