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My scalp is itching like crazy

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): It is not advised to suddenly quit the zoloft (sertraline). Talk to your prescribing doctor to further explore source of your rash & possibly refer u ... Read More

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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Unlikely: that tamoxifen is the cause, can be a separate issue, fungal infection can be a cause, see a dermatologist, best wishes
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Blum
Pediatrics 66 years experience
Steroid lotion is be: Some lotions are better than steroid oint, make sure it is not psoriasis or other conditions.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
SEBORRHEIC DERMATITI: Aside from tar shampoo, you can use Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo for dandruff.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
There was a great: product for use in kids called P and S shampoo and solution, i not sure if you can find it on the internet.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
Scalp/Anal Itch: It sounds as if you have two contions. The scalp may be a condition called seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. The anal itch can be due to many things... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
? Dandruff: Or seborrhoeic dermatitis, you want to to see your doctor, meanwhile you may try using OTC anti dandruff shampoo, good luck
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lortscher
Dermatology 13 years experience
No: Itch is not related to MPB. It could be related to dandruff / seborrheic dermatitis, or simply dry skin.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds more: like an infected scalp and the "lumps" may be enlarged lymph glands which drain the scalp! A "hands on" exam is indicated and an anti-dandruff shampoo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: You need a diagnosis. Normal blood work does not mean much. Be persistent till you get the diagnosis
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Few possibilities: This can be caused by several issues. Chemical and hair products can cause irritation of the scalp. You can also just have dry scalp, atopic dermatiti... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
General Practice 17 years experience
Itchy scalp: It may be a little bit of a yeast/fungal infection. That can happen on the scalp, or anywhere on the body. Try an anti-fungal cream twice a day for 2 ... Read More

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