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postpartum itchy scalp

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Seb derm: Most usual cause is seborrheic dermatitis - dandruff - although many other causes possible. Could try using over the counter selenium sulfide or zinc ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are many: Possible reasons for an itchy scalp. Dermatological evaluation should be able to identify the cause in your case.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
May not be related.: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bact ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: See dermatologist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: But since thyroid affects every organ, process and reaction in your body -- anything is possible. If it goes away when your thyroid problem is correct ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Possible dermatitis: This possible dermatitis could be inching enough to make you scratch it hard enough to produce bruises. On the other hand, there are numerous causes o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: It is well tolerated so that it will not make the condition worse. If however there is an inflammed scalp or psoriasis, or dandruff a medicated shampo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Itchy scalp: Lavender oil, eucalyptus oil, avocado oil and german chamomile oil are excellent natural home remedies for itchy scalp. Mix these oils in equal propor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Some options: Avoidance of heat/cold, prolonged sun exposure, tight clothing to start with. Keeping the scalp moisturised and using a course of steroid creams helps ... Read More

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