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What Can Cure My Itchy Scalp With Lots Of Coarse Hair
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'm 27yr old male. I noticed since last 6months I have been loosing lot of hair. My hairs are getting thinner, itchy scalp, and break very easily.
Fungus?: Key here is itchy scalp. Makes me think fungal- something called tinea capitis. Hair thinning overall or in distinct patches? Another thought would be underactive thyroid- while more common in females do see in men and thin, breakable hair is one of many symptoms associated with this. A few blood tests should tease it out- then a trial with a medicated shampoo if bloodwork normal. ...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
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?
I have an itchy scalp and two small bumps at the bottom of my head on either side. Could this be allergy related since it is fall? I have been sweating a lot as well due to increase in exercise. Skin on body itches as well.
Like an infected scalp and the "lumps" may be enlarged lymph glands which drain the scalp!
A "hands on" exam is indicated and an anti-dandruff
shampoo with a course of oral antibiotics may be indicated!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Well: First of all sounds like scalp is dry. You need to get the moisture back into the scalp. Now sometimes t-gel shampoo works great. Start there if problem persists see doctor ...Read more
I'm suffering from a dry itchy scalp. Is it ok to wash my hair everyday with head and shoulders, or should I avoid overwashing?
No: Don't wash every day. Just wash 2-3 times a week and use head and shoulders 1-2 times a week. Use a quality shampoo and conditioner too. ...Read more
I have an itchy back, itchy scalp and any hair that touches my face makes my face itchy too!! What are possible causes of this.?
I have a burning and itchy scalp. My hair are healthy and clean. However my skin itch in specific areas for a few days and it's a bit painful. Help!
Sometimes my hair has a white thing at the bottom of it when I pull it out, what is this? I have itchy scalp and I'm losing hair, what could I have?
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
Loads of flakes under hair, very itchy scalp and I'm losing hair in the itchy parts what do I most likely have?
I've been getting dry itchy scalp and chunks of brown crusty stuff that gets stuck to my scalp and hair. I have exzema. And it smells bad
Infection: Eczema patients are prone to staphylococcal infections. The presence of the smell and appearance of the brown crust strongly suggests the pathogenic bacterium staphylococcus aureus. Consult with your physician for the evaluation including skin culture, and appropriate treatment of the eczema and the infection. ...Read more
I think I'm allergic to hair dye, when I get it dyed I get an extremely itchy scalp and fluid filled bumps. What can I do to help the problem?
Adverse reaction: Hello. I am not sure if this is the response you want. But, have you considered stopping the use of hair dyes? If not, discuss with your beautician to try a different product line. ...Read more
I had dry and itchy scalp. The itchiness causes my hair fall badly and I often try to pull out dry flakes on my scalp. How can I do to overcome this?
I am a black male and have a very itchy scalp with a patch in my head that won't stop itching I have shaved my hair and that same spot still bothers?
Itchy scalp: It may be a little bit of a yeast/fungal infection. That can happen on the scalp, or anywhere on the body. Try an anti-fungal cream twice a day for 2 weeks (something with clotrimazole or miconazole, for example). Avoid steroid creams as they can thin the skin and affect the color over time. If the anti fungal cream doesn't help, go see a doctor. ...Read more
Dandruff and itchy scalp. One friend recommended a hair food product (home made) that contains maruijana/ dagga in the ingredients. Isn't a bad idea to get secondary "high". Would this not affect me? Pls advice.
You may consult this site for Dandruff home remedies:
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-dandruff-treatment
Wash your scalp frequently with any shampoo.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Depends: If it is seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff) you may need a combination of shampoos and topical treatment. There is also the possibility of scalp psoriasis or something else. Vitamin e may help to a certain extend with the dryness but may not completely address your itch (or the possible underlying condition). Give your dermatologist a shout! ...Read more
I color my hair and get an itchy scalp after coloring. How can I prevent this before coloring? Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help?
Hair dye: I suggest you don't do this anymore until you find the ingredient that you are allergic to, the more you apply it, the worse the reaction and you may scar your scalp and lose hair. See a dermatologist or allergist for a patch test. ...Read more
Hi I have a never ending itchy scalp. My scalp itch after washing my hair. I get headaches; my scalp is sore and the crown of my hair hurts.?
I am having a terrible itchy scalp and hair fall. I change my shampoo many times but nothing worked. Could this be a sign of any serius deseases?
Itchy scalp, prob no hair lice. Orange like freckle like non raised spots and scaling too, comments would be appreciated. Thanks?
Itchy Scalp: Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition that mainly affects your scalp. It causes scaly patches, red skin and stubborn dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis can also affect oily areas of the body, such as the face, upper chest and back. Treatment is with T-gel shampoo and prescription strength cortisone. ...Read more
Hi what are the causes of hair loss on scalp, itchy scalp then white pigmentation plus excessive tiredness?
Should my hair be falling out easy even when I rub my fingers through my hair. Strands seem to come out in my hands also itchy scalp.
Hair Care Specialist: 28 y/o Male asks Should my hair be falling out easy... Yes, it can happen if one is developing Male Baldness at your current age. If one is under Severe Stress or if one has Dry Skin/Scalp, Seborrhea as you might with "itchy scalp" Best to see Dermatologist or a good Hair Care Specialist for proper shampoos and treatment. ...Read more
Lately I have flakes, sensitive, itchy scalp. What should I do to treat. I used tar shampoo, vorsene nd tea tree. My hair also became dry?
Thank you for your question regarding flakes and dry scalp. Consider as a first step pre-conditioning your hair and scalp with generous swaths of coconut oil - root to tip- before using a gentle baby shampoo. Wash and condition as usual and note the effect for a month.
Increase your intake of water and favor balanced meals.
Let me know how this works for you. ...Read more
Itchy scalp&skin from hair dye. No visible reaction. Can it get worse/serious? Chlorpheniramine (antihistamine) tablets available here. Safe to use?
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