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How to remove sebum from scalp

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Isabel Zhu
Dermatology 21 years experience
Likely normal: Sebum production at your age is normal and indicating good health. As we get older, we tend to produce less sebum . Therefore, do not get upset, but d... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Mutually exclusive: By definition a dry scalp would be due to a lack of sebum , the oily substance produced to moisturize the skin and hair shaft. Over production of sebu... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Boars hair brush: Hot water, styling products (i.e. gels) & using your fingernails when shampooing can contribute to excessive sebum & an oily scalp. You should... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting areas of the head and trunk where sebaceous glands are most prominent. Lipophilic y... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Sebum is a type of body oiol- it does not cuase hair growth
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
REDUCING SCALP SEBUM: SEBUM IS OIL. REMOVING OIL FROM THE SCALP IS SIMPLE BUT TIME COSUMING. YOU MUST SHAMPOO DAILY, YES, DAILY, WITH ONE OF THE SHAMPOOS THAT CAN REMOVE TH... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Contact dermatitis can occur on the scalp.You can make a HealthTap visit for Doctors and the treatment for specific diagnosis
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Scalp: Use very mild shampoos and conditioners two times a week.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Possibly: Try an anti-seb shampoo and if this FAILS see yoour PCP Primary Care Provider who may wish to refer you to a DERMATOLOGIST for a definitive diagnosis!... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: This is a natural response since what your doing is basically exfoliation
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