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Scalp redness, in which builds up of dead skin that feels like small bumps. Tried eczema shampoos and seborrhoeic dermatitis shampoos. Is it dryscalp?
My daughter 2 years constantly itches her head but no dendruff or eczema, changed several shampoos. What can it be?
Head lice? ringworm?: Itchy scalp can mean many things, including treatable causes, such as head lice (pediculosis capitis) or ringworm (tinea capitis. I would start by bringing your daughter to see her doctor, who may find a treatable cause, or may recommend therapeutic shampoos for conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, or creams for eczema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best shampoo for eczema? I currently use Dove Unscented Body Wash. I have Dermarest Psoriasis shampoo.
Vanicream: Gentle cleansing washes/shampoos in the sensitive skin formulation include: Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Cerave. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Make sure to take short, lukewarm showers, pat away excess water and immediately apply moisturizer/sealer. ...Read more
Sure: As long as it's not irritating, it should be fine. ...Read more
I have eczema and over the past couple years I've had it on my scalp. Been using medicated shampoo makes it worse. Are there any other options for me?
My daughter has eczema, what are good soaps/shampoos to use? She's 4 yrs old. Is aveeno (oatmeal) great?
Suggested products: I like cetaphil cleanser for eczema - it is a non-soap cleanser and does not strip away the moisture the skin needs yet still cleans. Shampoos? Something mild - i would still do j and j baby shampoo - assuming the skin issue is not on the scalp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 22 month old daughter has eczema, and we use cetaphil lotion and body wash, but she scratches the back of her head. What shampoo should I use?
I have been treated for ecema for a few years but it still bugs me very now and then though I have been given special scalp shampoo and cream. I?
Weeds in the garden: Eczema is not curable, but it is controllable. I tell my patients that it's like weeds in the garden: when it's there, you treat it, when it's not, you don't. If your "special" shampoo and cream control your eczema when it recurs, great. If not, ask your doctor for different ones, until you find the combination that works best for you. ...Read more