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Bell Gardens, CA
A 25-year-old female asked:

Dr presc. ketoconazole for scalp infection, but my scalp is still itchy and it burns. why hasnt it gone away & how can i cure this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not sure, but...: It could be that the medication is not potent enough - may require an additional agent. Or could be that the diagnosis is incorrect. You need to talk to your prescribing doc to figure this out.
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