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A 20-year-old male asked:

Can nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo treat itchy dry scalp? i've tried head & shoulders and jason tea tree shampoo, but the itchyness and dryness still come back.

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Nizoral (ketoconazole) could work: But this is primarily intended to treat fungal infections. Have you seen a dermatologist to ensure that this is not a condition other that may benefit from a more specific therapy?
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