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A 68-year-old member asked:

Is there any side effects to use selsun or selenum for dry scalp? please suggest me

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
SELSUN SIDE EFFECTS: THERE ARE USUALLY NO SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS IN USING SELSUN. BUT WHY ARE YOU USING IT? THERE ARE DOZENS OF SHAMPOOS OVER THE COUNTER FOR DRY SCALP. HAVE YOU TRIED ANY? AS LONG AS YOU SHAMPOO OFTEN (AND I RECOMMEND AT LEAST 2 or 3 TIMES A WEEK), YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE DRY SCALP. IF THIS PERSISTS, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK . . .
Last updated Jul 19, 2015

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