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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar For Scalp Problems

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Scalp (Definition)

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


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Is washing hair and scalp with baking soda and apple cider vinegar good or bad?

Is washing hair and scalp with baking soda and apple cider vinegar good or bad?

Unknown: Washing the hair with soap removes less oil from the hair, washing the hair with shampoo removes more oil. Your beautician can give you more advice. ...Read more

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If I have kidney disease, and I have a very dry scalp, can I use apple cider vinegar, to help me?

If I have kidney disease, and I have a very dry scalp, can I use apple cider vinegar, to help me?

Sure: If your kidney disease upsets your stomach, the vinegar may make it worse. If you're expecting drinking the vinegar to help dry scalp, you're overly optimistic. Applying it topically might help -- your physician may have other suggestions. Apple cider vinegar is promoted as being good for everything, which itself should let you draw a reasonable conclusion. Still, it's interesting. ...Read more

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I applied a ton of apple cider vinegar to my scalp to get rid of scalp itching from dryness. Is that bad? Can I apply lotion to my dry scalp?

I applied a ton of apple cider vinegar to my scalp to get rid of scalp itching from dryness. Is that bad? Can I apply lotion to my dry scalp?

SCALP ITCHING: WHY APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
GET EITHER A TAR SHAMPOO AND USE IT 3 or 4 TIMES A WEEK.
A CREAM RINSE IS GOOD FOR DRY SCALP AFTER YOUR SHAMPOO. ...Read more

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My daughter has scalp ringworm and I've heard to wash hair with apple cider vinegar. Is that ok?

Oral meds: Once established in the roots of the hair, washes and topical lotions or creams are unlikely to cure this infection. Oral medication will get the anti-fungal treatment to the blood supply of the hair root and skin, and do the job. You need to see the doc to have this confirmed and learn about the meds that will be used. ...Read more

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Have a very dry scalp. Used everything from sulfur shampoo, to tea tree oil, to apple cider vinegar (looked online for solutions).doesnt seem to help.

Have a very dry scalp. Used everything from sulfur shampoo, to tea tree oil, to apple cider vinegar (looked online for solutions).doesnt seem to help.

Dry scalp: Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if worrisome scalp symptoms. If checking for fungal infections, the dermatologist may take hair samples to culture. Doctors may also try some cortisone or Kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays to counteract dryness. Some patients put olive oil on the scalp for a while, before washing. ...Read more

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I have small red pimples on my scalp, I've used a antibiotic ointment but still not working. Recently started using apple cider vinegar?

I have small red pimples on my scalp, I've used a antibiotic ointment but still not working. Recently started using apple cider vinegar?

See a doctor: The rash could be from any number of things I would stop trying to treat yourself and see a doctor especially a dermatologist. It could be a " folliculitis which is treatable. ...Read more

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Can I use minoxidil for my hair while I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp? Or can I use apple cider vinegar topically for my scalp?

Can I use minoxidil for my hair while I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp? Or can I use apple cider vinegar topically for my scalp?

Apple cider: Is not going to help baldness.
Minoxidil, is hard to say; it is effective ONLY on some patterns of baldness and NOT on receeding hairline. AND irritated scalp is more likely to react to any drug put onto it. Furthermore, enough irritaiton can cause baldness (and responds to anti-inflammatories). I guess I am recommending a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is braggs apple cider vinegar bad for a person with liver problem?

Is braggs apple cider vinegar bad for a person with liver problem?

Thanks for asking!: Yes, it probably is bad to be taken by person with established liver disease. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar proven to control dandruff problems?

Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is also a valuable help for dandruff. If you suffer from dandruff, apply some diluted (2:1) apple cider vinegar to your scalp, wrap your head in a towel and relax for 10-15 minutes, then rinse it off. If you suffer from dry flaking scalp, keep the spray bottle of diluted apple cider vinegar in your bathroom to rinse or splash your hair after shampooing. Yes the vinegar works. ...Read more

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Can I use apple cider vinegar? I have cough problem and my age is 20.

Can I use apple cider vinegar? I have cough problem and my age is 20.

See answer: Apple cider vinegar is claimed to help a cough on various alternative websites. Physicians don't recommend this for cough. What kind of cough problem do you have? ...Read more

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My partner drank apple cider vinegar it gave him chest pain what other problems can it cause?

My partner drank apple cider vinegar it gave him chest pain what other problems can it cause?

Minimal: The acid in the vinegar will cause pain in the esophagus and stomach, but shouldn't do permanent damage. Other problems can arise if you drink it on an ongoing basis. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing dryiness in the vagina during sex, last week I started drinking apple cider vinegar could this be the problem?

I have been experiencing dryiness in the vagina during sex, last week I started drinking apple cider vinegar could this be the problem?

Unrelated: drinking apple cider vinegar should have no effect on your vagina. If you are having dry vaginal intercourse, you might want to try a new kind of water based or silicone lubricant. You may also want to discuss your condition with your partner in order to better accommodate your sexual concerns. Hope that helps and good luck. ...Read more

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Is consuming apple cider vinegar dangerous in any way?

Is consuming apple cider vinegar dangerous in any way?

In food ok: Drinking a little won't hurt, but a large amount as in a guart or so could cause serious ph changes in ur body and can have bad consequences. ...Read more

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Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Not entirely but...: Bragg's is raw/unpasteurized whereas I'm fairly sure Heinz is pasteurized. Pasteurization degrades some nutrients and enzymes that are beneficial. Also, Bragg's is organic whereas Heinz is not, and apples are in the EWG "Dirty Dozen" and high in pesticide residues.
Heinz should have many of the same benefits but, given a choice, I recommend Bragg's. ...Read more

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Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar everyday? If so what are they and the dosage?

Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar everyday? If so what are they and the dosage?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for gout?

Is apple cider vinegar good for gout?

Gout: Can be helped with drinking fluids to flush out uric acid to reduce symptoms. I have no direct knowledge of using Apple cider vinegar as a benefit, however, I have hard that cherry juice may help reduce symptoms. Best to ask your doctor if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Not so much: Reflux can be serious. Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything -- and this alone should tell you something. Something as simple as elevating the head of your bed may help more. Staying trim and fit is a plus; you may not be able to eliminate reflux but you can control the symptoms. Your physician knows how to manage it and when to do endoscopy. ...Read more

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Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Probably not: If you believed everything you read about apple cider vinegar, which supposedly is good for everything, you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar, is it good for swelling?

Apple cider vinegar, is it good for swelling?

Vinegar: What type of swelling are you referring to? It was used in folk medicine for sunburn (which might have mild swelling). Not aware of it being used for generalized swelling. ...Read more

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How to apply apple cider vinegar to chalazion?

Apple cider vinegar: You can apply hot water compresses with apple cider vinegar in the hopes that it might work. Apply 4 times daily. ...Read more