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A 23-year-old male asked:

Good afternoon dr. barry. i have a question for you about a problem i am having with my scalp. everytime i go get a haircut at the barber shop, i end up having these red itchy and irritated patches of skin on the back of my head. do you know what it could

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 23 years experience
I am not dr berry: Well I am not your dr berry. But sounds like your skin is getting a little razor burn. Must be going close to the scalp when you are getting shaved. Out some a and d ointment in and that should make you feel better. Also be sure the equipment is cleaned properly after each cutting.
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