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I have itchy, dry white patches and large flakes of dandruff on my scalp, I have tried several treatments—tea tree oil, olive oil, dandruff shampoo, topical creams. Now, I have been Natural for eight months and the problem still exists. What suggestions do you have? –Anita
Most cases of dandruff don’t require a doctor’s care. But, if you’re still scratching your head after several months of experimenting with over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, or if your scalp becomes red or swollen, see your doctor or dermatologist. You may have seborrheic dermatitis or another condition that resembles dandruff. Often times, your doctor can diagnose the problem simply by examining your hair and scalp.
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