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I have a burning and itchy scalp. my hair are healthy and clean. however my skin itch in specific areas for a few days and it's a bit painful. help!

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Dr. Philip Miller answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Try selsun blue shampoo 2-3 times/week if you are not allergic to selenium or sulfa.

Answered Apr 26, 2014

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Dr. James Berman answered

Specializes in Dermatology

It's difficult to diagnosis you without seeing you but 2 possibilities are seborrheic dermatitis or acne necrotic miliarisis. Both conditions are exacerbated by scratching. You may want to try washing with a medicated shampoo like head and shoulders but if doesn't improve, go see a dermatogist.

Answered Apr 26, 2014

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