And many people think that dandruff is caused by dry scalp, use too much shampoo or a lack of cleanliness. Although they know that the white flakes of dandruff that is, not everyone knows that dandruff is caused by a fungus called Pityrosporum ovale (P. ovale). And this fungus normally found on everyone's scalp.
Typically, the turnover of the skin cells on the scalp occurs slowly and is not visible to the eye. The process of change is happening every month. If this process becomes faster then there will be interference on the scalp which we call dandruff.
Dandruff as we have seen is often experienced by many people. Disorders that more severe dandruff is seborrhoeic dermatitis and you will find a greasy yellow flakes attached to the scalp.
What causes of severe dandruff?One cause of dandruff is Pitysporum ovale (P. ovale). Although the name may be a bit daunting, but P. Ovale is a fungus that is naturally found on the scalp and other parts.
In small amounts, this fungus does not cause significant harm. However, with the change in weather, hormones, and stress, our scalp will produce more oil, causing the fungus P. Ovale breed. With the proliferation of the fungus, will cause itching on the scalp and accelerate the loss of the old skin cells. And the result is Dandruff arise.
Severe dandruff or seborrhoeic dermatitis condition is often found on the scalp. But can also be found on the eyebrows, cheeks, behind the ears or the chest. Seborrhea is some greasy yellow scales attached on the scalp.
Severe dandruff symptoms
- Yellow Flakes or too often white flakes
The sign of the most easily seen and most embarrassing. Yellow scales or too often white flakes is the sign that your skin cells on your scalp loss and turnover faster. The white flakes with various sizes and shapes that are on the scalp, hair, can also be attached to your favorite black dress. Substitution scalp cells are usually not detected by the eye. But with this more quickly change and process causing dandruff arises. Thus, each grain flakes or scales that you see is actually a collection of a number of scalp cells that die in large numbers, making it easy to be a concern.
One more sign that your air is itchy dandruff on the scalp. Itching occurs due to inflammation of the scalp arising caused by the fungus P. ovale. This fungus causes dandruff and itchy scalp.
The third sign of severe dandruff known as seborrhea is redness condition around the scalp. It might happen and also be seen around the eyebrows, cheeks, behind the ears or the chest.
Medical and natural treatment
Now we can found many preparations likes creams, lotions, and shampoos on the market to combat dandruff. These products are used to treat dandruff usually contain salicylic acid, coal tar, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide and sulfur. Although some classified as nonprescription and partly classified as cosmetics, these products can only deal for the dandruff symptoms but it does not treat for the cause of dandruff.
One that claims to eradicate the fungi that cause dandruff are the product contains Ketoconazole, which is the active ingredient of the most widely prescribed by doctors in the world to overcome dandruff, and has now been freely sold without prescription in pharmacies and drug stores. This product we can found as oral tablet or cream that may we application to treat severe dandruff
Severe dandruff can occur in all people, infants and children can develop dandruff. Therefore precautions to avoid dandruff is a very appropriate first step. If you always keep clean on your scalp severe dandruff can be prevented.
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For severe dandruff or seborrhoeic dermatitis home making treatment you can find my recipe about Home making Seborrhoeic dandruff treatment Oil, you can combine for oral treatment with ketoconazole and for your scalp treatment with this oil. It will more potent to make you free from severe dandruff.