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Treatment Of Scalp Pruritus
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
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?
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 ?
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
My scalp is often itchy and flaky, and it feels like scabs. Sometimes there's a little blood when I scratch it. I've tried dandruff shampoos but they haven't worked. I've also tried off-the-shelf treatments but they sting. What can I do?
See dermatologist: In order to find the right treatment, one needs to identify the problem. Aside from a contact allergy to hair preparations, you may have condition such as seborrhea or psoriasis. Thus a dermatology consult would likely be the best option for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have itchy sore bumps on my scalp mostly around the hairline. Organix scalp therapy shampoo seems to be helping get rid of them. Do i continue?
Healthtap is a: Medical site. See that you have a large number of questions about hair. Found a site that may be a good match for you: http://www.Hairfinder.Com/askhairquestions.Htm you can ask questions online and a cosmotologist will answer them. ...Read more
There are few red spots on my scalp, which makes my scalp very itchy. How to cure it permanently? Thank you
A few causes: Itchy scalp spots can be many things. I would try some anti-dandruff shampoo 3-5 time per week for a couple weeks, and if that doesn't help, then see a doctor. Sometimes, this kind of problem needs a doctors evaluation. Other things this could be include tinea capitis (fungal infection), psoriasis, discoid lupus, lichen planopilaris, early alopecia areata among many others. Get it checked out. ...Read more
Start with shampoos: If you have a lot of scale and flaking in your scalp, try using t/gel or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo to stop the itching. You may need treatment with a topical corticosteroid by prescription. Call my office at 310-545-2900 in manhattan beach if you would like an evaluation. ...Read more
Dr presc. Ketoconazole for scalp infection, but my scalp is still itchy and it burns. Why hasnt it gone away & how can I cure this?
Not sure, but...: It could be that the medication is not potent enough - may require an additional agent. Or could be that the diagnosis is incorrect. You need to talk to your prescribing doc to figure this out. ...Read more
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