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The cause of dandruff is fungus, a bacteria that you have to treat. It is not contageous, and can be effectively treated by some topical solutions, like Luxiq, and shampoos like Loprox.
The dry scalp is caused due to environmental factors and chemical treatments used for styling the hair. The main reason for the dryness being the depletion of moisture level.
Oily scalp is caused by the overproduction of sebum, by the oil glands in the scalp. This could also be due to the inadequate rinsing out of the hair. See related links below.
from your old shampoo or washing your hair too much
Skin on the body undergoes constant renewal. This means that each and every skin cell, once it dies, gets pushed out and replaced by newer, healthier cells underneath.

Dandruff is essentially this process. Those with dandruff have skin on their scalp that sheds quicker than those without it, making the dead skin "flakes" a lot more noticeable.

Dandruff also occurs when the scalp is exposed to extreme temperatures and cause the skin cells on the scalp to dry out and shed quicker.


To prevent it, use hair products such as "Head and Shoulders" that are designed to treat dandruff. Basically, aim for anything that will keep the scalp healthy and moisturized.


dandruf is caused by dirt that has been decayed by not washing your hair for many days
A common cause of dandruff is because of an incompatible dandruff or if the hair is not thoroughly washed.
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How can you treat itch causing dandruff?

Dandruff is an hair problem which is known to be caused by a fungal infection. Dead skin cells accumulate to form thick white scales, on the scalp and shed randomly. Itchy and

Do dandruff cause hair loss?

Dandruff is an hair problem which is known to be caused by a fungal infection. Dead skin cells accumulate to form thick white scales, on the scalp and shed randomly. Itchy and

Can lack of showers cause dandruff?

  Yes, dandruff can be caused by lack of showers. If you don't take enough showers, there is over activity of your oil glands. Shampooing daily will get rid of the oil and

What are the causes of dandruff?

Dandruff can have several causes including, Dry Skin. The kind you get during winter when the air is cold and rooms are overheated. It is the most common cause of itchy, fla

What causes eyebrow dandruff?

As with scalp dandruff, flaking of the skin under the eyebrows can have many causes, from fungal involvement to psoriasis. Using the same topical shampoos as the scalp could h

Do Pantene products cause Dandruff?

No they don't. Shampoos can cause dry scalp though so this is what could be happening so it might do you could to change your brand of shampoo.

What could cause a out break of dandruff in the scalp?

A dry scalp, use shampoo & conditioner that moisturize the scalp, head & shoulders & other dandruff shampoo just dry out your scalp making it even more flakier. I use tresemme

What are causes of dandruff?

There is no exact cause of dandruff. However, scientists have developed a list of factors that trigger dandruff in many people: 1) Oily skin 2) Oily scalp 3) Sweating

Does washing your hair to much cause dandruff?

Nope. The opposite is true, Washing your hair will get rid of the dandruff while not washing it will cause irritation and give you dandruff. However if you dont wash your hair

What is cause of dandruff?

Dandruff are the dried skin of ur scalp . they are normally caused if your skink is not moisturized. example when ur finger skin gets wrinkled due to water and when its dry it

What are the causes or dandruff?

Dandruff is a skin condition called Subhorreic Dermatitis, a combination of an over production of skin oil and irritation from a yeast called malessizia. It could be do to fat
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Does masturbation causes dandruff?

No. Dandruff is a fungal infection and you can get it from sharing hairbrush with someone else who has it. You can not catch anything from Masturbation.