Dry hair


Dry hair is hair that does not have enough moisture and oil to maintain its normal sheen and texture.


Some causes of dry hair are:

Home Care

At home you should:

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Call your health care provider if:

What to Expect at Your Office Visit

Your doctor will perform a physical examination and may ask the following questions:

Diagnostic tests that may be performed include:

Review Date: 12/2/2014
Reviewed By: Richard J. Moskowitz, MD, dermatologist in private practice, Mineola, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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