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How Can You Cure An Itchy Scalp From Radiation Treatment
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
I've seborrheic dermatitis white flake itchy scalp symtoms get worse when I eat diary nuts fish soy my IgE level is 498 is any treatment available?
How often should I apply olive oil or hot oil treatments to my flaky itchy scalp? Neutrogena t-gel and head and shoulders doesn't help
I m looking for cure of seboric dermatitis. Suffring with facial dandruff with itching and redness, and hair dandruff with itchy scalp and hair fall.
Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis tends to be chronic, and there's usually no strategy that stops it permanently. But treatments, including many you can try at home, may control your signs and symptoms during a flare-up. Anti fungal agents that you want to look for in the products you buy are: ketoconazole, ciclopirox, terbinafine (lamisil), zinc pyrithione, coal tar, and salacylic acid. ...Read more
F 40y positive ANA 1:160 speckled only symptoms are extreme hair thinning, oily & sometimes itchy scalp, dry skin help need to find cure for hair loss?
Hi I have severe dandruff on my scalp and now its around the eyebrows as well. It feels really itchy I have big flakes is the treatment for this?
See below: Sounds like seborrheic dermatitis---washing the area with selsum blue helps the eyebrows and using the same shampoo, or coal tar shampoo, or head shoulders can help treat it. ...Read more
BCG on arm after many yrs has become very itchy red blistering I have dermititus from itchy lesions in both Ears and around scalp, treatment advice?
Dermatologist: Need to see an experienced dermatologist, can't really help you without full history and good physical examination, good luck ...Read more
After surviving a radical prostatectomy followed by radiation therapy 6 yrs ago I have had an itchy left breast which has at times been weepy. Psa. 4?
In 3rd week of pelvic radiation therapy. 3 days ago my body started itching, still itching but little to no rash. Mostly my arms and legs are itchy.?
Probably not related: Pelvic radiation will cause pelvic symptoms. Itchy arms and legs may well be related to a new medicine you are taking. Symptoms outside the radiated area are unlikely to be caused by radiation. ...Read more
My hair r dull, gets rough after every wash, bad texture, not silky n smooth and no shine. I've itchy scalp. How can I get rid of all these naturally?
Very hard to say:
The reasons may be multiple and some of them serious.
There fore I would advise you see an integrative doctor.
Best, Siranush Cholakian MD ...Read more
Itchy scalp: The most common cause of scalp itching is a condition called seborrheic dermatitis. It is similar to dandruff. Over the counter shampoos containing zinc or tar or ketoconazole can be very helpful. There are prescription lotions that help when they are rubbed into the scalp. It is important you be sure that you do not have head lice. ...Read more
Try dandruff shampoo: In fact, a dry itchy scalp may not be dry, but a sign of an oily inflammation like seborrheic dermatits or even psoriasis. Check to see if you have flaking on your face or your elbows or heels. Try a dandruff shampoo, like t gel or selsun. If you are not better, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends: Would recommend starting with changing what you are using now as far as shampoo and or hair treatment, since that might have caused an allergy. If that is not helping you might need to see a dermatologist, it might be a skin condition. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Makes worse: Scratching can exacerbate the rash and make the itching worse in a vicious cycle. Best to treat with topical steroids to help with the itching. Also treat with antifungal shampoos and solutions, other topicals containing keratolytics such as salicylic acid to loosen the scale. ...Read more
Unlikely: But since thyroid affects every organ, process and reaction in your body -- anything is possible. If it goes away when your thyroid problem is corrected, then it was related. Hyperthyroidism can cause dry skin, which could possibly cause an itchy scalp, but so can many other more common scalp problems. ...Read more
Possible dermatitis: This possible dermatitis could be inching enough to make you scratch it hard enough to produce bruises. On the other hand, there are numerous causes of bruises and the skin and you need to be evaluated that if you're bruising is excessive. I'm sorry I can't solve your problem here. You need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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