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Could you tell me what's the cause of scalp pimples and what can I do to get rid of them?

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Dr. Robert Hartman
38 years experience in Dermatology
Antibiotic: Staph folliculitis is the most common cause of scalp pimples. An anti staph antibiotic for one week works best. Clean your combs and brushes with hot water and clorox soaks.
Answered on May 16, 2013

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