A 27-year-old male asked:
i have very dry scalp .. what to do ?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Medicated shampoo: such as nizoral (ketoconazole) may help. If not helping see dermatologist.
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General Practice 28 years experience
Dry Scalp: remedies: Hi
one of the dermatology tricks for this outside of prescription medicine is to use one of the branded medicated shampoos on the market. I would advise against using them daily but once or twice a week to maintain better scalp health can really make a difference.
Hope this helps.
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Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Dry scalp: Avoid sulfate shampoos. Limit you scalp's exposure to hot water. You can get over the counter shampoo for dry scalp. Minimize blow- drying. Keep hydrated.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
How can I get help for a dry scalp?
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Dermatology 71 years experience
DRY SCALP: Does your dry scalp itch? How long have you had it? How often do you shampoo? Shampooing on a daily basis with a tar shampoo like t-gel or tarsum shampoo can often relieve the problem. If it itches, that's another problem. Dos anyone in your family have psoriasis? Do see a dermatologist if it is still dry after using the above shampoos.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Could a dry scalp be an inherited disease?
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Dermatology 19 years experience
Genetics: Genetics are quintessential ingredient of our being, as the interaction of our genetic makeup with the environment that we live in determines many, if not all, of the processes and diseases. For example, psoriasis, an inflammatory geno-dermatosis, may cause dry and scaly scalp. Nevertheless, exclusion of other potential causes by a physician is warranted prior to this conclusion.
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A 34-year-old female asked about a 40-year-old male:
How do I treat persistant dry scalp?
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Dermatology 27 years experience
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
What causes a dry scalp?
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Dermatology 21 years experience
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A 20-year-old female asked:
What can stop dry and itchy flaking scalp?
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Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Emollient: The treatment of dry scaling of the skin is a common condition if dry areas, and may be prevented with use of emollient.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 16, 2018
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