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Is there a natural remedy for scalp psorisis? I've tried numerous prescriptions taclonex and vectical. It just keeps coming back

Is there a natural remedy for scalp psorisis? I've tried numerous prescriptions taclonex and vectical. It just keeps coming back

Functional medicine: Yes, you need to identify and treat the underlying imbalances in the immune system and gut. Often psoriasis may be a manifestation of leaky gut and underlying food allergies or immune dysfunction related to intestinal dysbiosis. I'd recommending finding a medical doctor who specializes in functional medicine to help you in this process... Check out http://www. Functionalmedicine. Org/. ...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 hair are thinking on front of the scalp. Have tried lot of medications.. no use. Still..

My hair are thinking on front of the scalp. Have tried lot of medications.. no use. Still..

If you mean: "thinning" on the front, this is CLASSIC MALE PATTERN BALDNESS (which can and DOES occur in women!) MINOXIDIL should help! Suggest you consult with a
Board Certified Dermatologist!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What is a good medication for scalp dryness?

What is a good medication for scalp dryness?

TINEA CAPITIS: Fungus in the scalp is treated with Griseofulvin orally, selenium sulfide shampoo or Nizoral (ketoconazole), anti-fungal creams after shampoo. ...Read more

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How long does it take for scalp ringworms to clear up after you start taking the medication?

How long does it take for scalp ringworms to clear up after you start taking the medication?

Quite a while: Compared to many other infections these are a longer investment of time and effort. The germ has gone deep into the hair follicles and require oral medication to reach/eliminate. Difficult cases can take a month or more of medication for final cure. Topical medications can sometimes provide a cosmetic benefit at the level of exposed skin, but won't cure it alone. ...Read more

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Due to heat I have boils on scalp. Plz suggest suitable medication for it?

Due to heat I have boils on scalp. Plz suggest suitable medication for it?

Skin troubles: Using the word boils and having more than one leads any one of us here online to just recommend that you be seen in person by your family doctor or a dermatologist. Skin is not well suited for 'evaluation and treatment recommendations online. ...Read more

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I sweat a lot in my scalp area and am on one medication for high bp. Could there be a connection?

I sweat a lot in my scalp area and am on one medication for high bp. Could there be a connection?

Sweating: The web site below gives a list of medications that can increase sweating.

http://www. Sweathelp. Org/pdf/diaphoretic_class. Pdf. ...Read more

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Hi. I have pimpls in my scalp & they hurt me I was taking retine medication the last 5 month they gone but now when I stop it they came back help plzz?

Hi. I have pimpls in my scalp & they hurt me I was taking retine medication the last 5 month they gone but now when I stop it they came back help plzz?

Acne: If you did not have symptoms while on medication, you may want to consider restarting the meds. Otherwise, a doctor can provide you with other options to try and reduce the number and severity of your acne lesions. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter oral medication can help with ringworm on scalp?

What over-the-counter oral medication can help with ringworm on scalp?

Scalp ringworm: You can try tinactin (tolnaftate) or Nizoral cream. Ring worm in this area of the body can be hard to get rid of and you may need to get a prescription from you doctor if those are not working. ...Read more

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I sweat a lot in my scalp area. Could this be related to hypertension medication?

I sweat a lot in my scalp area. Could this be related to hypertension medication?

Tough: Tough one. I guess it's always possible, but this would be difficult to answer. Only way to really tell is if you stopped your blood pressure medication for at least 2-4 weeks (under the guidance of the treating physician) to see if the symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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What are some of the medications used for chronic hair fall [of the scalp] in females? Thanks

What are some of the medications used for chronic hair fall [of the scalp] in females? Thanks

Depends: You need to see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options because there are many diseases that cause hair loss. ...Read more

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My 17 month old has had scalp fungus for a long time now. He has been on medication (grisofulvin) twice. It did not work. Any other ideas?

Dose? Alternitives: Griseofulvin is a good medication for scalp fungus but sometimes needs to be pushed up to a 20 mg/kg/d dose before its effective. There are other meds available. I would review the treatment with your pcp. ...Read more

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For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?

Scalp Psoriasis: Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that produces raised, reddish, and often scaly patches. It can appear as one or multiple patches on the scalp, affect the entire scalp, and spread beyond the scalp to the forehead, back of the neck, or behind the ears.
Medications include soriatane, (acitretin) biologics, or methotrexate. ...Read more

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What are the side effects for a 6 year old taking the oral medications for ringworm of the scalp?

What are the side effects for a 6 year old taking the oral medications for ringworm of the scalp?

Usually none: As long as a child's doctor is monitoring the child's progress and rechecking him every so often during treatment, no side effects are expected. With children, doctors usually double-check the dosing to be sure it is correct for each child's weight. Some doctors check the blood tests to be sure the results stay normal. ...Read more

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Hello, I have been taking oral medication for scalp ringworm for three weeks. The grey patch on my scalp has not faded at all. Any advice? Thanks

Hello, I have been taking oral medication for scalp ringworm for three weeks. The grey patch on my scalp has not faded at all. Any advice? Thanks

See a dermatologist: There is too little information for any other comment. "Ringworm" is not a medical term. Fungus in the scalp hair is very unusual after puberty. I suspect you have seen a practitioner who is naive about skin issues. See a pro and stop the "oral" medication-----what exactly is it? ...Read more

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Hi doc. My husband has scalp acne making itches. What is the best medication for him? Regards

See dr: Without seeing the rash it is difficult to say what category of medication is best for him, but he will most likely require prescription medication. ...Read more

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I have eczema on my scalp. What are good over-the-counter treatments. Are there good medications that don't hurt my hair.

I have eczema on my scalp. What are good over-the-counter treatments. Are there good medications that don't hurt my hair.

Are you sure?: Are you sure it is eczema??? Eczema elsewhere? If so, what treatment for it? No eczema treatment will hurt your hair. Use something in the shower which is good for dry skin. There are many. Body wash (Dove, Aveeno, (oatmeal) Eucerin, Cetaphil) can be used in the shower for scalp +face as well as the body. Look for a liquid cortisone. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I lost all hair on scalp & body, doctors claim that this happened due to medications for ulcerative colitis. How long will it take them to grow back?

I lost all hair on scalp & body, doctors claim that this happened due to medications for ulcerative colitis. How long will it take them to grow back?

When u stop the med: Likely you are taking a medication called azathioprine, which is used in some cases as an immunosuppressant. One of the side effects is hair loss, or alopecia. If this is the case, you may ask your GI doctor to try to reduce the dose or find another drug. Once this happens, you should see hair growth in a few months. ...Read more

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My Father had heart Attack about 8 months ago and took medication. 3 months after taking medication, his scalp started to itch badly. What is the cause?

My Father had heart Attack about 8 months ago and took medication. 3 months after taking medication, his scalp started to itch badly. What is the cause?

It is likely that: Your father has an allergic reaction to one of his medications. Potentially it is a completely unrelated and new problem. His physicians should be able to help you decide what needs to be done. Make an appointment for him to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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I have sle take my medications, these days I've burning sensation in my hands and pain in scalp front area, what could it be?

I have sle take my medications, these days I've burning sensation in my hands and pain in scalp front area, what could it be?

Reaction 2 drug: U should talk this over with ur rheumatologist, u may have a sensitivity 2 1 of ur meds or a flare up of ur sle. Get in 2 c him or her. ...Read more