Dandruff treatment for african american hair

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I have dry scalp and I'm not to sure what to do about it. I'm <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span> and I only get my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hair</span> washed when I go to the salon so that's 2 times outta the month. in btwn my salon visits I don't p ut any grease or oil on my scalp bc I hate the way it makes my hair feel heavy. However, my scalp is really dry...very flaky and if u look at it...it seems like my scalp is scaled over! I also live in MI and its very cold right now.
(the assistant felt bad for me and gave me the drops, conditioner and shampoo for free,lol) I'm looking for a dermatologist in Houston preferably an <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span> dermatologist or one that specializes in skin of color. So if you find one please let me know. I will NEVER go back to Dr.Milton Moore...what a rip off! :( Thanks for your kind words Yournotalone, I feel like I've been dealing with the same issue for a very long time and it seems hopeless. my hair is natural and Dr.
My three year old <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span> daughter has symptoms of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hair</span> loss, dry scalp, flaking, itchy scalp,redness and dandruff. These symptoms started a year ago. They come and then leave. The doctor told me that it is a fungus. He prescribed griseofulvin and Ketoconazole shampoo and cream. I use eucerin on her skin. I was using tea tree oil, but he recommended using nothing. Her hair is dry and she has patches on her head,and she constantly scratches her scalp. she also has bumps that reappear.
My three year old <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span> daughter has symptoms of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hair</span> loss, dry scalp, flaking, itchy scalp,redness and dandruff. These symptoms started a year ago. They come and then leave. The doctor told me that it is a fungus. He prescribed griseofulvin and Ketoconazole shampoo and cream. I use eucerin on her skin. I was using tea tree oil, but he recommended using nothing. Her hair is dry and she has patches on her head,and she constantly scratches her scalp. she also has bumps that reappear.
I have had these outbreaks of dark spots near my front hair line that turn grey-ish when i get in the shower or sweat. I went to a dermatologist and he said it was seborrheic dermatitis and gave me some desonide and a Znp bar back in February 09. The Desonide seemed to work but it began to discolor my skin "Im african american" so i use it sparingly.
I have not went to the doctors for it yet I have recently made her an appointment for it because this last time with me noticing brown spots I also noticed that its not her scalp like I thought and with us being <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span>, I just wasn't sure what the doctor could do for her with our hair type. At this point we need help..
it started when i was about 13 and when i had just started getting shampoos from my doctor for my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>dandruff</span> and dry scalp..i am <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span> and eczema runs in my family and my wrinkles are so embarrising when i go to school..Lately i hhave went to the extreme to try and get them to go away i am now washing my head everyday and i am using noxzema on my scalp and i saw them decrease in size a little..
i say that because my dd is of mixed race (I'm <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span>-<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span> and my ex-husband is Puerto Rican) and my niece is just <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>african</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>american</span>, they both were two different shades, but yet it had the same affect. My niece is now 14 and still has the discoloration around her mouth(its lighter than the rest of her face and we use make up to try and even it out cuz she's at that age where teenage girls point out ALL your imperfections). GOOD LUCK!
I have tried the RID, NIX, LICEICE, I tried vegetable oil with a bag over the head for 2 hours to try to suffocate them, someone even told me to put mayonayse in the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hair</span> and then cover the head with a plastic bag for a couple of hours and this would take care of it. Well the mayo thing works the best for the time being. My son hates it, and so do I, I mean its just so messy and gross, but I dont know what else to do. I have even tried the prescription shampoo that the pharmacies have. No luck.
The ONLY times it has completely cleared was when I would get a cortizone injection in my bad shoulder as well as the one time I was put on a Prednisone treatment for an eye infection. That's it. I live with it. But I would like to know if anyone has an idea as to what brings it on in the first place. why, out of the blue, does it appear? I have no allergies nor exposures past or present to chemicals or the like. Any ideas? Any treatments that work? Thanks!
it took me months to figure it out, because when you get bitten all you will see is a black speck or a tiny white dot(which just looks like severly dry skin...in your <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hair</span> will just look like <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>dandruff</span>) after examination IS NOT DRY SKin/<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>dandruff</span>@ALL!!! It flys when it gets older but, smaller one's crawl all over! It will move and kindof flop up when touched(if you can grab it BEFORE it gets into a pore or hair follicle)...
hey ladies. well i must admit im having some what of the same problem. Its confusing as hell because you all story is so much like mine but at the same time a lot of the sympotms are different so im not absolutely sure that its the same problem. But i do develop a lesion i dont know how often but its less than once a month. It just happens, radomly.
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I soothe my scalp by patting my scalp constantly resulting in the breakage of my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>hair</span>. There are no signs except for a very dry scalp and when I apply any type of grease, the itchiness gets worse. I've tried all types of shampoo's, conditoners, grease, and hair treatments, but nothing seems to work. If you have any ideas on how to treat this please feel free to let me know.
As for me I am still with my treatment for H. pylori and candida. The odor is much better, and the sneezing and coughing is very minimal. So far so good I feel much better, well, after almost 1 week. But the first few days, it was so far not good. This is why I avoided posting because I wanted to give the treatment time to work. Anyway, again good luck to everyone. At least I can say that I found a doctor who believes me when I report my symptoms. Take care everyone.
good call!! I think you are correct. they did almost completly go away. I am now off of the antibiotics and just on the steriod spray. Turns out I have a severe deviated septum that needs surgury. So hopefully once this all is done I will be good to go.
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