The People's Perspective on Medicine
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Dandruff

How Can You Ease Scalp Itchiness?

Persistent scalp itchiness can be extremely hard to treat. Readers offer possible solutions; we advise them to make sure the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Dandruff

Can Listerine Cure Itchy Scalp Symptoms?

When your head itches it can be terribly distracting. Getting a correct diagnosis is crucial, but if it's a mystery how about Listerine to cure itchy scalp?

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Acne (pimples)

How Aysa, an AI App, Helped a Mother with her Child’s Rash

Aysa, a new app for your tablet or smart phone, can help you determine what is wrong so you'll know whether you need to see the doctor.

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Alternative Health

Will Smearing Greek Yogurt on the Face Ease Flakes?

Slathering Greek yogurt on a flaky face and scalp can help stop the itching and irritation of seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff.

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Dandruff

How to Get Rid of Beard Flakes

A treatment regimen with an antifungal compound such as miconazole or thymol found in Vicks and Listerine can ease seborrheic dermatitis and beard flakes.

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Alternative Health

Why Does Listerine Soothe Your Itchy Scalp?

Soaking the hair in old-fashioned amber Listerine before washing it can often alleviate an itchy scalp. The herbal oils in Listerine discourage skin yeast.

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Dandruff

Finding Natural Solutions for Dandruff

Herbal oils in household products as well as herbal teas can be helpful in controlling the itch and flakes of dandruff.

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Dandruff

Getting the Drop on Winter Dandruff

Using a variety of dandruff shampoos and putting humidity back in the air can help control cold-weather dandruff.

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Alternative Health

Listerine Cured Infectious Dandruff

Is there such a thing as infectious dandruff? Is it possible to get rid of itchiness and flaking with an old-fashioned mouthwash like amber Listerine?

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Dandruff

Desperately Seeking Dandruff Relief

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Dandruff

Remedies for Itchy Flaky Dandruff

Dandruff

Dealing with Dandruff

Dandruff

Unexpected Help for Itchy Dandruff

Dandruff

Home Remedies May Help Dandruff

Dandruff

Stop Flakes: How to Treat Dandruff

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Dandruff

Dandruff

Business man with dandruff, beard flakes
Dandruff

Listerine Fights Flakes