Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Dandruff

Treat dandruff today which is a very common problem in winters. Know its causes, symptoms, and treatment to remove dandruff from the root cause

Dandruff is the particles of dead skin whose layer gets divided into particles when new skin comes. Dandruff is a harmless chronic problem. Which occurs when the scalp is dry or greasy. Then particles of dead skin appear in the hair or on the upper part and shoulders.

Although dandruff is harmless. But it bothers those people who have an excessive amount of it in their heads.  But it most commonly affects between the ages of 10 and 30. Even after this, 50 percent of the people are affected.

This problem is found in both men and women. Most people do not even know that dandruff found in their hair is dry or oily. The particles of dry dandruff are very small and oily dandruff is mixed with sebum (glandular oil secretion) with small particles. If there is more dandruff then the hair also starts falling with it. Dandruff is the biggest enemy of hair. Due to which the hair loses its shine. So let's come to the symptoms, causes, and treatment of dandruff.

Causes of dandruff

If the hair is not kept clean, then dandruff can arise in them. Dry and oily skin Dandruff can be caused by sensitivity to hair products and skin conditions such as psoriasis or eczema. This hypersensitivity can also be caused by stress, anxiety, hormones, too much oil on the scalp, or problems with the immune system. This can be due to the accumulation of contaminated fluid in the body and wrong way of eating and eating contaminated food. If someone has Dandruff in his head and you use his comb, towel, then you can also get it. This problem can also occur due to emotional stress and low immunity in the body. This problem can also occur due to infection in the scalp.

Symptoms of dandruff

White particles of dead skin are found on the hair and shoulders. Itching in the head with normal hair gets scattered. Red or yellow pimples may appear in the ears, nose, and head. Its rash can also appear in the head of a newborn baby, which is called a cradle cap. Oily head and skin with dry flakes.

Dandruff treatment


It is an antibacterial shampoo. Which is prescribed for Dandruff. This medicine is recommended for mild to moderate, painful, flaky, itchy, and red skin.

Zinc Pyrithione

This medication is antifungal and antibacterial when combined with dandruff alone. It reduces the production of skin cells. Which helps in reducing Dandruff.


This medication is an antifungal prescribed for leech itch, athlete's foot and other infections. It interferes with the formation of fungal cell membranes and kills the fungus. Any medicine can be harmful if not taken only on the advice of the doctor.

So through all this process, you can get a solution to this problem of dandruff.

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Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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