Dandruff is one of the most common problems faced by millions of people around the world. It may look harmless to most of the patients but in reality, it is one of the reasons for hair loss. Dandruff occurs due to many different reasons including fungal infection, dry skin, sensitivity to hair products, seborrhoeic dermatitis, and many others. In simple terms, dandruff is characterized by flaking of the skin of the scalp. Dandruff can cause a number of different problems like irritation, itching, stinging and ultimately hair loss. In chronic conditions, the patient should consult a specialist to ensure a complete treatment. Our skin specialist can advise you best treatments for the scalp problem.