Overcome The Thick Dandruff On The Scalp?
Hello dokDok, my husband’s head is dandruff … dandruff is thick and crusty … and itchy … Every day I have to scrape using tweezers / nails … trying to peel off and not itch … but after peeling off his head turns red instead. ..Never medicine has only been given an ointment of betamethasone dipropionate schizone But it’s been a month not healed -Please explain dok docWhat is the cause of a? How to treat a? What medicine is good? Trimksih
Thank you for using the HealthReplies.com consulting service
Dandruff is a problem on the scalp that is often experienced by many people. Some severe dandruff can be caused by:
Fungal infections of seborrheic dermatitis Psoriasis Allergies to certain chemicals Generally dandruff will appear if someone rarely cleans the hair or is allergic to shampoo. But if dandruff is severe enough and crusty, it should be suspected of other abnormalities.
Seborrheic dermatitis is inflammation in the area of hairy skin, especially around the head and face. This type of dermatitis will cause larger flakes of dandruff, a yellowish layer of crust, which can peel off causing inflammation.
While psoriasis is a chronic and chronic skin inflammation. This inflammation will easily disappear. Psoriasis is caused by an autoimmune disease that is the immune system that attacks the immune system itself and causes abnormalities, especially in the skin area.
Psoriasis will cause more whitish colored crust, sometimes accompanied by itching, the scalp becomes hard and scaly.
Ideally, a direct examination is needed to determine the type of abnormality experienced by your husband. Therefore, it is highly recommended to check with a dermatologist to get the right treatment. Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as steroid creams as used before, are quite helpful in relieving symptoms. But keep in mind, that there is chronic skin inflammation, and its nature can disappear arise. Because it takes patience in the healing process. Anti-fungal cream and shampoo can be used as one of the treatments. The content of salicylic acid in shampoo and cream can also help relieve symptoms.
Treatment must be based on the cause. With a visual physical examination and supporting examinations such as skin scraping, can find out the causes that occur. A dermatologist will provide medical considerations related to the right therapy for your husband.
While at home, multiply the consumption of fluids, avoid the causes of stress and enough rest. Be careful in choosing shampoo products for clean scalp.
So much information that I can convey, hopefully it helps