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A 42-year-old member asked:

is there any cream i should use for my scalp, maybe like shampoo?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Do you mean : for itchy scalp or dry scalp. If that is the case try a dandruff shampoo. if not improving you may need prescription from derm

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A 60-year-old member asked:

I have been treated for ecema for a few years but it still bugs me very now and then though I have been given special scalp shampoo and cream. I?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Weeds in the garden: Eczema is not curable, but it is controllable. I tell my patients that it's like weeds in the garden: when it's there, you treat it, when it's not, you don't. If your "special" shampoo and cream control your eczema when it recurs, great. If not, ask your doctor for different ones, until you find the combination that works best for you.
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A 24-year-old female asked:

Is it okay to use a medicated shampoo like a regular shampoo even when you fix your scalp problem?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No, : Ask your doctor if a maintenance application would benefit but there are many different medicated shampoos some more toxic than others

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