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A 19-year-old male asked:

Been struggling with a thick flaky scalp and i've tried everything from oils to home remedies like vinegar and tea tree oil but nothing seems to work. it itches when i sweat and anti dandruff shampoos don't help either. any solutions?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Those home remedies very unlikely to be helpful. Sounds like seborrheic dermatitis (or eczema). Check with your doctor for more effective treatment

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