Can dandruff cause hair loss? How can you prevent hair loss & dandruff?

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Can dandruff cause hair loss? How can you prevent hair loss & dandruff?

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Dandruff is the common condition that causes the flakes on the scalp which often fall off and gets shown on the shoulders.

Note: If you have encountered a condition that is causing your hair to get loose excessively, then you may need to take up the Hair Transplant in Punjab. It helps you to restore the hair with the best possible approach.

Point to note:

Do not have any presumptions regarding the hair transplant cost. You cannot predict it unless you have met the doctor in the initial consultation.

Really….Does dandruff cause hair loss?

Yes, it is dandruff that causes hair loss. But it does not produce an impact on the hair directly. It does indirectly affect the hair.


The flaky skin known as dandruff produces irritable sensations on your scalp and thus you may feel the urge to scratch. With scratching you are contributing to making your hair follicles extremely weak. The weak hair follicles become quite prone to get shed off.

Did you know?

Dandruff may cause the condition in which the hair loss can be triggered by trusted sources like the following:

Androgenic Alopecia

And when the person is done with this problem, then he either suffers from the male or the female pattern baldness

Can we prevent hair loss caused by dandruff?

Yes, we can prevent hair loss by getting rid of our urge to itch the scalp. If you know how can you overcome the urge, then congratulations there is good news for you – ‘You have defeated the hair loss’

What causes dandruff?

There are so many things that cause dandruff. For that, you need to get an appointment scheduled with the doctor. He will tell you exactly what is causing your scalp to have excessive flaky skin.

How do the doctors diagnose what is causing you to suffer from dandruff?

Firstly the doctors will have a look at your scalp. From the emergence of the flakes themselves, the doctor can know what is causing you to suffer from damage. Apart from diagnosing the main reason for dandruff, the doctor will find out if the patient is suffering from any scalp dandruff associated scalp condition or not:

  • Dry skin.
  • Inflammation
  • Seborrheic
  • Dermatitis
  • Oily
  • Malassezia.
  • Dermatitis
  • Sensitivity to certain ingredients

How should you treat the medicated shampoo?

If you want to get rid of dandruff, then it is highly suggested to use the mediate shampoo. These shampoos are designed to provide the necessary moisture to the skin.

Try to look for products that contain any of the following:

  • Pyrithione/ Zinc
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Ketoconazole
  • Selenium Sulfide

Important Tip

For the well-being of your scalp, it is considered very important to keep your scalp hydrated. The need to keep your scalp hydrated becomes even more crucial if you are using medicated shampoos.

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Dr Vikas Gupta