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Scalp Irritation From Using Baking Soda
Early toothpaste: Some parents use a little baking soda on infant teeth instead of the non-fluoride tooth paste when they have trouble finding it or to get medication stains off.Fluoride tp is not recommended early on when babies swallow a lot of the gel, i generally prefer to have a dentist apply the gel directly in early childhood & wait for regular Fluoride tp until the kid is ~3. I see little pbs with it in kids. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Severe itching from sand fleas. Have tried alcohol hydrocortisone cream and baking soda and water paste nothing is helping.
See doctor: YOu may need a more potent topical or even a short course of oral steroid. ...Read more
Baking powder: I would not. And costs more. What are you treating. Lets do 2nd opinion for better help. ...Read more
Solution for irritating dermatitis on scalp with tap water? Scalp becomes inflamed after applyng water in d form of oil.Mayb acid mantle is disturbed
Oil&Water are not =.: Water & oils do not mix, always separate. All cells on planet use oils/fats to control & organize water, called cell membranes. Clean water =l not be the basis of a dermatitic but an oil (and whatever is in it), & whatever else is on skin of scalp can be drivers of dermatitis. Acid is about water having more than 1 in 10,000,000 free protons,, called pH=7. Mantle you refer to = unclear meaning. ...Read more
Nope: Neither will really whiten your teeth. Baking soda is abrasive and may remove some surface stains, but it does not really whiten your teeth. Excessive use may actually wear your enamel away. Professionally dispensed products are the strongest and best way to whiten your teeth. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I heard using baking soda after use of deodrant helps wid armpit body odour is it 2 b left on skin in powder form or diluted? After spray or before?
Can you kill germs, remineralize & whiten teeth safely with a mixture of baking soda, calcium powder (crushed calcium pills) and coconut oil?
Not recommended: Stick to major brands of toothpaste that have already been engineered to give you the best results, safely. Home concoctions may be too abraisive, and frankly will have no affect on the whitening. If you want whiter teeth, please see your dentist to discuss your candidacy and options. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does the irritation from chopping onions and applying skin products with mint cause harm to the eye?
No harm just tearing: Please refer to your pediatrician too as you need to be 17 to post questions here. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) or aloe can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream 1 % can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Post popping pimple I applied undiluted dettol for 20 mints. boroline antiseptic cream for another 10 mints without washing dettol. I have dark patch.
Best to see a doctor: It is difficult to say if the dark patch will be permanent or not. It is best to see a doctor and have them evaluate your skin. It is best not to use chemicals that are not meant for the skin on your skin, especially face area. Good luck. ...Read more
What's a good way to clear your scalp pores? Shampoo? Conditioner? Soap? Apple Cider Vinegar? Baking Soda?
Vagina too acidic b/c of overgrowth of lactobacilli which causes burning & irritation. What can I do to restore the ph, is baking soda douche safe?
I shaved my head for New Years and by day 3 my whole scalp was white with flakes. I can only use water without irritation. What's up with my scalp?
I have been using minoxidil for past 2-3 months and its causing irritation to my scalp, i want to know if there is any alcohol free minoxidil solution?
Minoxidil foam.: Good for you to be starting treatment early. If minoxidil works for you, it's important to be starting sooner because the longer you wait the harder it is to gain the lost hair back. The liquid forms can cause scalp itching and irritation, so try foam which has been shown to be less irritating. Most drug stores have generic foam versions. Good luck! ...Read more
Concept not a treatment: if i scratched my scalp to a point of irritation, wouldnt that increase perfusion to my scalp/hair follicles?
A burning feeling on my scalp, for 5 days, started randomly, I have used the same shampoo for over 6 yrs, no new products, no irritation or redness?
Nerve irritation: If you have no scalp lesions and nothing changed in your daily routine, your symptoms may be caused by nerve irritation. Watch your conditions closely and if worse or new symptoms appear, see your doc. Use a warm or cold rag to sooth your scalp. Light massage may be helpful. Also, Ibuprofen may appease the sensation sometimes. ...Read more
I dyed my hair a few weeks ago due to irritation I had sores on my scalp it's currently healed now I just have a really dry scalp & flaky. now I have?
Shedding scalp skin: Your scalp was irritated from the chemicals in the dye which is common. Once the irritation occurs the skin becomes inflamed and sheds (similar to what happens when you get a sunburn). Coconut oil is a great way to sooth the scalp and great for your hair and may help your symptoms. ...Read more
My scalp at the roots of my hair aches, and it hurts to move my hair or even put my head on my pillow. There is no skin or scalp irritation and I do not wear my hair pulled up or back. This often happens in the evening. Why does this keep happening?
Overproduction of scalp sebum causes irritation in my scalp which leads to severe hair fall then.Hair fall only occur when there is more sebum. Im 20F?
What does it mean if I have itching in both anal and vagina with irritation, scalp, smell, & white discharge? What are ways to fix this?
I am experiencing scalp itching and flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation especially along my hairline.
I have a small blood red circle on my scalp. Maybe the width of a straw tip. The center is flesh colored. No hair loss. No irritation. ?
CutaneousCropCircle?: There are a number of potential causes, all of which are benign- like a small capillary hemangioma, a small fibroepithelioma (pyogenic granuloma), a fibrous pilloma or maybe an uncommon form of a common wart. If you are worried about the cosmetic effect, or if it bleeds or grows or causes irritation, or if it spontaneously bursts into flames, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?
Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't work try over the counter cortisone, twice a day for 2-3 days at a time. If you still are having trouble, then go see your dermatologist. Unfortunately, seborrhea is a chronic condition. There is no cure for it. So treat it only when it's active. ...Read more
I was prescribed 15mg of prednisone for my scalp and skin inflammation/irritation for two weeks. How long until i feel relief and is this a high dose?
My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it
SeborrhicDermatitis?: From your description it seems your daughter may have Seborrhic Dermatitis a skin condition that affects the scalp.It needs to be properly diagnosed and appropriatelytreated as it is a chronic condition and needs proper treatment.It may be be some other skin condition.Consult her doctor or a Dermatologist.How old is your daughter? ...Read more
My dermat have suggstd me rootz m10 lotion is it effective it is causing irritation to my scalp..Can u sugst proper medicines to cure crown baldness?
Severe oily scalp n diffuse hair fall for 2years.hair fall whole day n hairfall n irritation increases in hot n humid climate.Is it allergic dermatits?
Not allergic: That are many reasons for hair loss and you may need to make sure that there is nothing serious and get your blood and thyroid checked. Oily scalp makes the presence of seborrhea more likely but then hair loss is unexpected. If no iron deficieny anemia or thyroid issue, consult a dermatologist ...Read more
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