A 24-year-old female asked:
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is it bad to spray your scalp and hair with plain water everyday?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Certainly not: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a sleeping pill. Do not take except at bedtime. It will do nothing for itch due to dry skin unless you desire sedation.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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