What is the root cause of dandruff?

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Dandruff is dry flaking of skin of the scalp. This usually occurs if the normal fungal flora of the scalp increases. Some conditions of the scalp like psoriasis , seborrheic dermatitis etc can mimic dandruff and need to be differentiated. It is not possible to permanently get rid of dandruff due to its variety of causes but can be kept under control. Finding the cause will help in appropriate choice of shampoos or lotions.

You should consult a professional dermatologist for dandruff to receive the best treatment possible. Remedico is a healthcare startup, looking to make dermatology advice and treatment easy and accessible in India. It’s the fastest and easiest way to get healthy skin and hair.