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What do I need to know about caring for someone with dandruff?

Caring for someone with dandruff does not typically require any special training or equipment. In the event of severe symptomatic dandruff or dandruff with associated infection, care should be directed by qualified healthcare professional. Otherwise, caring for someone with dandruff amounts to social and psychological support and, possibly, assistance with managing medication and treatment appointments.

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