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Dandruff Causes and Symptoms

  • Author Rasyog Ayurveda
  • Released 15.02.2017
  • Category Health
  • Subject Dandruff Causes and Symptoms

Dandruff Causes :

Dandruff or flaky skin is a complaint that affects almost any one from any age group with no predilection for any gender. The exact cause of this skin condition is unknown however there are few dandruff causes that lead to its incidence.

The established causes are :
1. Diet
2. Stress
3. Fungal
4. Seborrheic dermatitis

Non-specific conditions linked to dandruff causes often include a poor lifestyle. Dandruff shampoos containing selenium sulfide are the commonly accepted medical advice.

Dandruff Symptoms :

Though dandruff is only a local complaint related to the scalp, its symptoms are often disturbing to the individual on a greater level since hair on the scalp are considered important for many. The diagnosis of dandruff can be clinched by clinical examination of dandruff symptoms.

Few symptoms are :
1. Skin lesions
2. Greasy patches
3. Redness
4. Itchiness
5. White flakes
6. Hair loss

Dandruff symptoms, mainly hair loss or anything cosmetic makes patients rush for medical advice.