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what does itchy scalp mean

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: Hard to say without seeing. Should see a dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and treatment
Dr. Robert Grieco
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Psoriasis, seborrhea, lupis, fungal infection are possible. This need a dermatologist.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Itchy scalp: Causes include: Seborrhoea Scalp psoriasis Eczema Dandruff Tinea corporis Urticaria eg hair dye
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Seborreic dermatitis: Most likely seborrheic dermatitis.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Medicated shampoos: Most likely you have a condition called seborrheic dermatitis. So, otc medicated shampoos like head & shoulder, t-gel/t-sal, Nizoral (ketoconazole) wo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Itchy Scalp: Seborrheic dermatitis, also referred to as dandruff or cradle cap in case of children, is one of the most common causes of itchy scalp. Skin condition ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
43 years experience Dermatology
Itchy scalp: The most common cause of scalp itching is a condition called seborrheic dermatitis. It is similar to dandruff. Over the counter shampoos containing zi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
53 years experience Dermatology
Try dandruff shampoo: In fact, a dry itchy scalp may not be dry, but a sign of an oily inflammation like seborrheic dermatits or even psoriasis. Check to see if you have f ... Read More
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