A 45-year-old female asked:
derm. said i had sebhoreic dermatitis mos. ago. said use lotion on scalp &men's rogaine (minoxidil) 4 two mos.now losing hair.i can't go back.what can i do?pleez
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dermatology 71 years experience
SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS: SUGGESTION: FIRST LETS GET RID OF THE SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS, THEN WE WILL WORK ON THE HAIR LOSS.
TRY SHAMPOOING WITH AN OVER TH COUNTER TAR SHAMPOO.
IF YOU CAN, FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS, SHAMPOO DAILY! YES, DAILY.
SEE IF YOUR CONDITION IS BETTER . . .
Last updated Jul 28, 2015
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