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Frisco, TX
A 34-year-old female asked:

Does head and shoulders selenium sulfide help ringworm on scalp?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No: Selenium-containing dandruff shampoo helps treat a mild fungus on the skin, called tinea versicolor. The shampoo doesn't get rid of ringworm on the scalp, which is a different type of tinea infection, called tinea capitis. A dermatologist or a primary care doctor can help with ringworm of the scalp.

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