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A 48-year-old female asked:

Intense head itch, bilaterally. no lice or eggs. history of sensitive skin. ?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Scalp dermatitis: Could be another condition causing a scalp dermatitis, such as seborrhea dermatitis, which can also cause flaking of skin and dandruff. Best wishes.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Head itch: The most common cause of itchy scalp is seborrhea. This can be treated by using medicated shampoos, such as sebulex, t-gel, and selsun blue. If this does not work see a dermatologist.

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Last updated Sep 15, 2017

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