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White hair and dandruff

Hello Doctor! I'm 22 years old, suffering from so much dandruff and excess of white hair. What can I do about it?
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello there, vitamin B-12 deficiency or problems with your pituitary or thyroid gland can cause premature graying that’s reversible if the problem is corrected, .. Dandruff can almost always be controlled, but dandruff treatment may take patience and persistence. In general, daily cleansing with a gentle shampoo to reduce oiliness and skin cell buildup can often help mild dandruff... Shampoo often. If you tend to have an oily scalp, daily shampooing may help prevent dandruff...Cut back on styling products. Hair sprays, styling gels, mousses and hair waxes can all build up on your hair and scalp, making them oilier...Eat a healthy diet. A diet that provides enough zinc, B vitamins and certain types of fats may help prevent dandruff...Consult Dermatologist...
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