A 22-year-old female asked:
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my head has been very itchy lately. could this be caused by my severe dandruff issue? how do i get rid of it?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Scalp Dermatitis: Itching , scaling and redness can be from either Psoriasis , Seborrhea or Eczema. The best OTC Tx is a shampoo containing either Zinc , Sulfur , Salicyclic acid , Ketoconazole or Tar or combination thereof
Answered on Jan 4, 2015

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Get a check up: Yiu are having dry and itchy eyes. Need complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist. Good luck !

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