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A 45-year-old member asked:

i have severe acne on my head my scalp is very oily. been hurting for 5 years now?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Definitely see derm: There are conditions on the scalp that can cause scalp acne and even scarring so see a dermatologist to treat the scalp breakout soon. Topicals and orals can significantly improve your condition

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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