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Calamine lotion scalp folliculitis

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Dr. Daniela Torresanswered
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : Hi there:), Body shop products will do no harm to you, however I strongly recommend that you visit a dermatologist who can treat the foliculitis with ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
I wonder why your doctor did not give you oral antibiotic. If lotion is used, you have to apply it like dying the hair roots and you have to use a lot... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
Dermatology 21 years experience
Medicated shampoo: Typically I have patients try an over the counter medicated shampoo such as head and shoulders or Nizoral (ketoconazole) to start, but if that is not ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Seborrhea: There are few reasons why you might have such a condition. Try using Shampoo containing Ketocanazole, as it helps in sorting few of these conditions. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
Topicals: Follicular does recur in people prone to it. You should have an antibiotic cream rx from you doctor as oral antibiotics only used for severe cases no... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
See a deermatologist: Begin with evaluation by a skin specialist. Meanwhile use a daily shampoo, perhaps with salicylic acid such as T-Sal. Probably need long-term minocycl... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: The premise that bacteria thrive in acidic environment is not correct. Acid inhibits most bacteria.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Dermatologist : Recurrent follicular infection could be due to anatomical characteristics of your hair follicles or abnormalities of immune system. It would be pruden... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Scalp folliculitis: Shampoo regularly with a shampoo containing an antifungal ingredient. Follow with a conditioner to replenish some hair oil. Shampooing with soap is an... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Typical dose: For doxycycline and for different conditions is 100 mg twice a day. In your case that should be discussed with your prescriber as the intent; treatmen... Read More
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