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The Ultimate Dandruff Treatment Quiz
by Staff
Can you separate fact from fiction when you see telltale white flakes on someone's clothing? Take this quiz to find out. Not only will you be able to take a stab at the causes of dandruff, you'll also get to test your knowledge on its remedies.

What is the most common cause of dandruff?

  • A virus
  • Oily skin
  • Dry skin

What's the name of a severe skin irritation that has dandruff as a symptom?

  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Skin cancer
  • Keratonosis

What is an immune-related disorder that can cause scalp flaking?

  • HIV
  • Lupus
  • Psoriasis

Which of these things, when done more frequently, can help correct dandruff?

  • Brushing hair
  • Shampooing hair
  • Not shampooing hair

Which of the following vitamins might help control dandruff?

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B
  • Vitamin C

What's the most common dandruff treatment?

  • Antibiotics
  • Corticosteroids
  • Anti-dandruff shampoo

Which shampoo ingredient works well in treating dandruff caused by seborrheic dermatitis?

  • Tar
  • Salicylic acid
  • Magnesium sulfate

Which treatment quality does zinc pyrithione not have?

  • Antibacterial
  • Antiviral
  • Antifungal

How often should you use anti-dandruff shampoo for scalp maintenance?

  • Daily
  • Two to three times a week
  • Once a month

What is an over-the-counter cream that can sometimes help improve dandruff?

  • Hemorrhoid cream
  • Wrinkle cream
  • Cortisone cream