IN THIS ARTICLE
The patient may consult a health care practitioner if the dandruff does not respond to over-the-counter therapies. In rare instances, severe dandruff may be a sign of underlying disease such as HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders. In such cases, further lab test or medical work up may be required.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/13/2015
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Dandruff (Seborrhea):
Dandruff - Experience
Please describe your experience with dandruff.
Dandruff - Treatment
What was the treatment for your dandruff?
Skin Problems and Treatments Resources
- Early Care for Your Premature Baby
- What to Eat When You Have Cancer
- When to Take More Pain Medication