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how to remove sebum from scalp

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Isabel Zhu
20 years experience Dermatology
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

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
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
32 years experience Family Medicine
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
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Yes: Sebum is a type of body oiol- it does not cuase hair growth
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
35 years experience Family Medicine
False: Not the cause of hair loss
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Not really: no they not related they are completely separate issues treat each seperatly
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
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
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Contact dermatitis can occur on the scalp.You can make a HealthTap visit for Doctors and the treatment for specific diagnosis
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Scalp: Use very mild shampoos and conditioners two times a week.

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