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Methuen, MA
A 25-year-old female asked:

Whenever i shower and let my hair air dry (or sleep with it wet) my scalp gets very itchy, and it doesn't matter what shampoo. any ideas?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
A couple ....: It may be that the hot water of the shower stimulates some histamine production and contributes to the itchiness. Also, you don't mention whether or not you are shampooing with each shower, but incomplete rinsing of soap could cause this. Wish I had more ideas .... Good luck!
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