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A 26-year-old male asked:

I was quite severely burnt my scap and it has now been 4 days. my scalp is now peeling and i have peeled some of the skin which i know i shoulnt have. my scalp is now red and sore. can i apply after sun cream to this to help? or shall i leave it to heal n

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Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry 37 years experience
Let it heal: and apply coconut oil to it as a moisturizer.
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Scalp: Before doing anything I recommend that you have your primary doctor refer you to a Dermatologist ASAP!

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Last updated Jun 17, 2015

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