Believe that everyone will have itching head on a regular basis, more or less. But if someone has a very itchy head. until there are white flakes fall down to follow the shirt That’s definitely not normal. You may be in the category of “dandruff” .
Known as “dandruff”
“Dandruff” is cause by the shedding of skin cells on the scalp. It can be cause by many reasons. But the big cause is probably the increase in the number of yeast present in the human hair follicles. This yeast is present in all common people. and use the fat secreted by the sebaceous glands as food which when increasing in number will stimulate more peeling of the skin until visible to the naked eye, that is, white flakes on the scalp in the case of a lot may fall on the collar shoulder and shoulder area This will be more noticeable when wearing a dark colored shirt.
The main symptom of dandruff is itchy scalp. There are small scales on the scalp. which will not come out of my man which is different from scalp psoriasis which will have large flakes red rash underneath extending outside the hair and may have a rash in other areas of the body, such as elbows, knees
Basic advice for people with dandruff in mild cases will allow patients to wash their hair more often By choosing a shampoo that has the effect of treating dandruff that is commercially available, such as zinc, pyrithion or selenium sulfide. And when using it, you should ferment the shampoo and leave it for about 5-10 minutes, then wash it off to get results.
If the first shampoo doesn’t work I would consider using a shampoo containing ketoconnasol. If it still doesn’t work I will use a shampoo that contains tar (Tar), which will help reduce flakes as well. But the smell is quite strong. and may make me harsh which if it belongs to Ramathibodi Hospital named Rama Tar, which is used to treat dandruff patients and contains salicylic acid Helps to peel the scabs which gives good results in treating dandruff.
Treatment is the use of shampoo as mentioned above. until there are no symptoms or the disease has subsided. Therefore, reduce the use of dandruff shampoo to only 1-2 times a week. In addition, avoid washing your hair with hot water. or scratching his head violently This can make your scalp dry and flaky. If using the recommended shampoo and doing the above method does not improve. It is recommended to consult a doctor to assess the severity and make a correct diagnosis.