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A 46-year-old female asked:

treated seborheic derm.itching alot where rogaine (minoxidil) is applied . when can i color roots of my hair? hair is very fine. safe , if keep color off scalp?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Confusing: Are you reacting to minoxidil (Rogaine) as a few people do? Or do you have seborrheic dermatitis? These are 2 different things. Do you have sores or badly inflamed skin? Sounds like you need a dermatology consult more than you need hair color.

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Last updated Jun 8, 2018

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