According to WebMD, dandruff does not cause hair loss. The causes of hair loss and dandruff are entirely distinct, but the two often appear together, especially in men....
Dandruff is a scalp condition that is characterized by itching and flaking caused by the shedding of dead skin from the scalp. While it can be uncomfortable, unsightly or embarrassing, dandruff isn't dangerous or contagious. It can be treated with a...
Causesedit]. Dandruff can have several causes, including dry skin, seborrhoeic
dermatitis, not cleaning/scrubbing often enough, ...
Dry skin. Simple dry skin is the most common cause of dandruff. Flakes from dry
skin are generally smaller and less oily than those from other causes of dandruff,
Clinically there are areas of overlap, for example when patients prone to both conditions have psoriasis-like rashes in the areas typically involved by seborrheic dermatitis (face, scalp, underarms and groin). Such combinations are often termed "sebopsoriasis" since t... More »
Jul 6, 2015 ... The exact cause of dandruff, also known as scurf or Pityriasis simplex capillitii is
unknown. However, most experts do agree that dandruff is not ...
Mar 13, 2015 ... A very common fungus called malassezia may contribute to dandruff. This fungus
lives on the scalp of most healthy adults without causing any ...
Jan 10, 2014 ... If you want to get rid of dandruff, read this helpful advice on dandruff remedies (
and the causes of dandruff) before you reach for a bottle of ...
Aug 13, 2015 ... Discover the causes, symptoms, treatment, risk factors, and tests for dandruff,
also known as seborrhea or seborrheic dermatitis.
Dandruff is caused when the natural cycle of skin renewal is speeded up.