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what is the best treatment for Rash on the scalp

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Shampoo/Psoriasis: This creamy rich shampoo(just natural shampoo for psoriasis) for scalp psoriasis is formulated to gently cleanse without damaging the skin's barrier ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to speculate: An exam to determine the type of rash would determine whether or not any or what would be needed. This could be an allergic reaction to some agent app ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Inf or tumor: Scalp rash due to infection rarely spreads to cervical lymph nodes. One has to think that it is more likely neoplasm and of those it is the squamous ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe: Tea tree oil does have anti-inflammatory aspects, but too much can be very irritating. Try a very small amount (few drops) diluted into a solution of ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid: A thyroid condition may give rise to a scalp rash, namely seborrheo which can cause hair loss.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Vinegar rinse: You will never see lice or their nits (eggs) until they have been active more than 10 days. If this is early you can sometimes kill/remove them with a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not but those symptoms are nonspecific. See a doctor and have them evaluated if you are concerned.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: This could certainly be "cradle cap" (seborrheic dermatitis). However, it could also be a fungal infection. Treatment of the two is very different. G ... Read More
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