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Mount Union, PA
A 30-year-old male asked:

I was prescribed selenium sulfide 2.5 shampoo and think i'm having an adverse reaction (skin irritation, no rash), how long before it goes away?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
A few days: The irritant or allergic contact reaction should go away in a few days without continuing contact. A topical cortisone may hasten the recovery a little.
Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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