Symptoms of Dandruff

While brushing hair you may observe white, oily looking flakes of dead skin that dot your hair and shoulders and an itchy, scaling scalp. These flakes of dead skin forms scales which sometimes appear as lumps or crusts on the scalp.
 
If you are suffering from Seborrheic dermatitis then you may observe red, greasy skin covered with flaky white or yellow scales.It affects not only your scalp but also areas such as eyebrows,nose,ears,breastbone and armpits which are rich in oil glands.

Psoriasis causes an accumulation of dead skin cells that form thick silvery scales.It commonly affects our knees,elbows and trunk,but it can also affect our scalp.
Cradle cap or seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp causes a scaling, crusty scalp.It is most common in newborns and can even occur anytime during infancy.It is not dangerous and usually clears up on its own by the time a baby is a year old.



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