Dry hair

Definition

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

Causes

Home Care

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: 11/30/2012
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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