Ketoconazole Shampoo

About "Ketoconazole Shampoo"

Ketoconazole shampoo is an antifungal shampoo used to treat fungal infections of the scalp. It is used to treat scalp conditions like psoriasis, tinea capitis, tinea versicolor, dry scalp, and seborrheic dermatitis.

Related Terms: Dandruff, Ketoconazole, Preventing Dandruff, Salicylic Acid, Hair Loss, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Acne

Recently Answered Questions


Please help me with my itchy scalp.
Query: Hi doctor, I have itchy scalp and have started losing hair. Can I get help on this?  Read Full »
Dr. Joydeep Singha
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have probably seborrheic capitis (an eczema). I suggest Ketoconazole shampoo on alternate day. Keep in contact with scalp for 7 to 10 minutes in each application and continue it for three to six months. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and ...  Read Full »
 
Can you suggest a good cream for pityriasis versicolor?
Query: Hi doctor, I have this skin condition called pityriasis versicolor. My regular dermatologist prescribes a single dose of Fluconazole 450 mg and it recurs after a few weeks or months. Could you suggest something better to me like a skin cream?  Read Full »
Dr. Suvash Sahu
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query. I suggest using topical Clotrimazole cream local application twice daily and use 2 % Ketoconazole shampoo applied once daily for three consecutive days per week till the clearance of lesions. Other oral antifungals in case of relapse are Ket...  Read Full »
 
Please suggest a treatment for dandruff.
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from dandruff for more than a year. I am a prefinal year student and my gender is female. Please suggest a solution for dandruff. Can I use One shot dandruff killer?  Read Full »
Dr. Syed Shakeel Akthar
Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dandruff is formed due to oily scalp. If you are using oil for hair, please avoid it. Dandruff cannot be cured permanently. It can only be controlled. For now, use Ketoconazole shampoo (Nizral shampoo twice weekly for three weeks and thereafter once it is controlled, us...  Read Full »
 
How do I fade the acne marks without laser treatment?
Query: Hello doctor, I have used Benzoyl peroxide gel for my acne and it has almost cleared. But, the acne left some red marks and blemishes on my cheek. I wanted to fade that redness on my skin. In the past, I used Epiduo gel. Please suggest me a product and guide me to remove that redness without laser ...  Read Full »
Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is redness and some pus filled acne too (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Use cleanser like Cetaphil to wash face. Apply either Retin-A gel (Tretinoin) or Benzoyl peroxide gel in night and Clindamycin gel in the morning. Use sunscreen like Shade lot...  Read Full »
 
I do not have oily foods but still have pimples. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. I am suffering from pimples and their dark spots. What happens is one or two pimples appear and vanish in two to four days leaving dark spots behind. The same thing repeats again and again. Now there is a lot of dark spots in my face. I do not use oil in my hair and als...  Read Full »
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You need to take proper medicine for the treatment of pimples so that dark spots will not appear. Use a Salicylic acid face wash twice daily and apply Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 percent gel on the pimples twice daily. Along with this take a cou...  Read Full »
 
My problem is hair loss. The doctor gave medication of minoxidil and finax
Query: Hi doctor, I am having hair loss problem and now it is in starting stage. I have consulted a doctor for this. He suggested Minoxidil and Finax. I would like to get a second opinion from you.  Read Full »
Dr. Devendra Ashok Jadhav
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am need of few important details regarding your hair fall. What is your age? Do you have any dandruff? If you are young and having hair loss without any dandruff then the prescribed treatment is very correct for you. Minoxidil is a vasodilator which increases blood s...  Read Full »
 
Are these patches behind the ear and on the back of head due to tinea capitis?
Query: Hello doctor, Do you think I have tinea capitis? I am attaching my shaved head photograph. I am currently using Ketoconazole 2 % shampoo.  Read Full »
Dr. Ashwini V Swamy
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your clinical picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, it is looking like tinea but not tinea capitis. It is tinea corporis (corporis - body parts) spreading on to your scalp. There is a round rash with active edges and clear center on yo...  Read Full »
 
What are the ways to remove acne scars?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old. My weight is 50 kg and my height is 158 cm. I have severe acne scars on face, back, lower back, below the neck and pimples on face. Even after using Benzoyl peroxide there is no change. I have oily skin. I use to get severe menstrual pain up to 3 or 4 days and for which...  Read Full »
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For acne, take a course of tablet Azithromycin 500 mg daily on three consecutive days in a week for four to six weeks and continue with Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 percent gel on the pimples in the morning and Adapalene gel at night on the pimples. As far as scars are concern...  Read Full »
 
How to get relief from dandruff?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem of dandruff. I have taken treatment and it never worked. I have used Selenium sulfide shampoo as well as Ketoconazole shampoo. After using these shampoos, I used to get relief for a day. But, on the next day, the dandruff again starts falling from my hair. Please help me ...  Read Full »
Dr. Shilpi Rajnish Gupta
Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The causes of dandruff are any of the following. Not enough hair brushing and shampooing, dry skin, chronic seborrheic dermatitis, diet without proper nutrition, mental stress and allergic reaction to any hair or skin care products. The dandruff treatment includes taki...  Read Full »
 
How can the white patch on my forehead be treated?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had a growing white patch on my forehead for a month now. I visited my PCP and she thought it was either vitiligo or a fungal infection. She gave me a Ketoconazole shampoo and ointment. Then I visited a dermatologist to see if it was vitiligo. She used a wood lamp and she confir...  Read Full »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern and I have viewed the attachment images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It certainly does not look like vitiligo. I will keep a possibility of postinflammatory hyperpigmentation secondary to an underlying seborrheic dermatit...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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