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Doctor insights on: Can Ativated Charcoal Soap Be Used On The Scalp

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What soap should I use for scalp psorasis?

What soap should I use for scalp psorasis?

T Gel: T Gel shampoo is a good choice and is readily available without a prescription. ...Read more

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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My scalp was itching like crazy and got sores from scratching so I washed my scalp with ivory bar soap and it stopped. Why is that? Washing stops it.

My scalp was itching like crazy and got sores from scratching so I washed my scalp with ivory bar soap and it stopped. Why is that? Washing stops it.

Itching: If you are sweating a lot the scalp can get very irritated and inflamed. But sometimes the scalp get inflamed from just being dry. Medicated shampoos help (like neutrogena t gel or Nizoral (ketoconazole) which are over the counter). If this does not help, I suggest being evaluated for dermatitis along the scalp which is a common and treatable condition.
Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I'm sensitive to a lot of things/products so I was wondering what's a good bar of soap to wash my scalp with?

I'm sensitive to a lot of things/products so I was wondering what's a good bar of soap to wash my scalp with?

Beauticians: Are often familiar with a large number of products. The average person doesn't wash their hair with bar soap. Please consult with your esthetician ; /or your beautician for specific recommendations. Providers on healthtap have been asked not to make specific product endorsements. ...Read more

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What is scalp burning a sympyom of? No cuts, or rash, no new soap, can hardly shower my nerves are thatsensitive.

What is scalp burning a sympyom of? No cuts, or rash, no new soap, can hardly shower my nerves are thatsensitive.

Nerve irritation: Burning pain frequent results from a nerve irritation. Not sure why your nerves are irritated, but that might be found out by taking more history and doing physical exam. Side effect of a medicine is another plausible cause. ...Read more

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How can I clean my scalp if I'm allergic to everything? I can't use medicated shampoos, nor baby shampoos. However, I can use a bar of soap.

How can I clean my scalp if I'm allergic to everything? I can't use medicated shampoos, nor baby shampoos. However, I can use a bar of soap.

Use creamy bar soap: You definitely cannot be allergic to everything, yes you may be reacting to many chemicals included in the shampoos, but unscented ones can be helpful, you can try on a small area first wait for 48 hours, if no reaction continue, otherwise you need to see a dermatologist or an allergist, good luck ...Read more

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Is it bad to wash my scalp and hair with dial white bar soap? I'm allergic to shampoos and conditioners.

Is it bad to wash my scalp and hair with dial white bar soap? I'm allergic to shampoos and conditioners.

May not be best: Dial isn't the name most would recommend for sensitive skin, given its traditional product has scent and coloring additives. However a new line might prove itself. Less so for hair. Patch tests can identify allergy to chemicals in shampoos and conditioners, and may help you find hair products that don't trigger allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr. Bronners soap.

Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr. Bronners soap.

Dry Scalp: You can use aveno cream on your scalp. A good conditioner would also be helpful such as avlon keracare dry ; itchy scalp conditioner. ...Read more

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Severe itchy scalp, and itchy skin when going to sleep? Feels like my face is burning itchy against pillow. I use unscented soap, and body lotions. I

Severe itchy scalp, and itchy skin when going to sleep? Feels like my face is burning itchy against pillow. I use unscented soap, and body lotions. I

How long?: If this just started, think about anything that you have recently changed, such as your laundry detergent, fabric softener, shampoo, hair dye, etc., etc. If you have been outside a lot it could also be something airborne, such as dust, pollen, or dried leaves. Don't rule out your soap and body lotions either - "unscented" is not the same as "fragrance free". ...Read more

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About 7 days ago my scalp neck, lower back and belly was itching uncontrollably, I have brushing from me scratching no rash no new soaps?

About 7 days ago my scalp neck, lower back and belly was itching uncontrollably, I have brushing from me scratching no rash no new soaps?

Itch: Itching without a rash can occur with excessive dryness, overactive thyroid, diabetes, or prickly heat, high red blood cell count, liver or, kidney disease, some malignancies.. I'm not sure whether your itching problem has resolved, but, if not, see your physician for examination and testing. In the meantime antihistamine medications like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or Claritin (nondrowsy) help. ...Read more

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Lower scalp started itching and now torso, arms and uppers thighs and hips itchy rash. No dietary or soap, lotion or detergent changes. Help?!

Lower scalp started itching and now torso, arms and uppers thighs and hips itchy rash. No dietary or soap, lotion or detergent changes. Help?!

Vague question.: How long have they been present? You may try taking otc antihistamine for up to 4x a day to see if it helps. If the problem worsens or persists for more than 10 days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can ketoconazole cream 2% be used on the scalp? If so, how would I apply it?

Yes but why?: It is safe on the scalp but the scalp is an unusual site for yeast infection ...Read more

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What soap, shower gel is best for skin, face? I read about ingrediants that are bad and they are used in products.

What soap, shower gel is best for skin, face? I read about ingrediants that are bad and they are used in products.

Basic: Keep to the basics in terms of soaps and moisturizers -- non-fragranced, non-scented and hypo-allergenic. Oftentimes the more ingredients in the product, the more chance of irritation or allergy. ...Read more

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I have heard of & have seen paramedics carrying activated charcoal. What is this used for and what effect does it have?

I have heard of & have seen paramedics carrying activated charcoal. What is this used for and what effect does it have?

Soaks up poison: Activated charcoal is used when a person has taken a poison overdose of some sort, including an overdose of certain medications. It used to be that syrup of ipecac was used to induce vomiting, but that can be dangerous in some situations, so is no longer used. Colleagues? Correct me if I'm wrong on this. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I unclogged my sink w plunger n some of the gunk on my soap. I washed the soap but used it to clean my makeup brushes. Was this bad? Do I throw emaway

I unclogged my sink w plunger n some of the gunk on my soap. I washed the soap but used it to clean my makeup brushes. Was this bad? Do I throw emaway

Good hygiene dictate: Good hygiene dictates, you throw away those brushes, and use new ones, . How ever if you want use them sanitize them thoroughly before using. ...Read more

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I wanna try dis soap bar its called palmers cocoa marks and blemish free bar soap is dis a good choice for oily/dry combination skin? Never used brand?

I wanna try dis soap bar its called palmers cocoa marks and blemish free bar soap is dis a good choice for oily/dry combination skin? Never used brand?

Bee ; Flower: Soap can be purchased in chinatown or on line. It is easy on the skin and pleasant smelling. One type is called sandalwood, but there are several others. I'm not familiar w/the brand you mention. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What kind of soap should I used to wash my vaginal area?

Normal soap: Normal bath soap. If you develop irritation, switch soaps. It may be an allergic reaction from a perfume or dye in the soap. ...Read more

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What is pine tar soap used for?

What is pine tar soap used for?

Inflamed skin.: Pine tar has been used in soaps, shampoos, ointments and shaving products to sooth inflamed skin conditions. ...Read more