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What Is The Best Treatment For Loose Scalp
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
Loose scalp: = outermost tissues covering the skull are looser than norm. ...Read more
NO: What is the specific cosmetic problem that you are having besides the skin being loose? Hairlines can be moved, brows can be lifted. ...Read more
Ask him: Best answers always come from the source. I can only guess that this person means he can move the skin easily on his scalp...Perhaps moreso than another person. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the severity and how responsive it is to treatment. Psoriasis is a disease where the body attacks its own wrapper from within. For some folks, all it takes is some topical medicines and maybe steroids. Other folks require more powerful medications that turn down the immune system. You need to work with your doc to decide what works best in your case. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for psoriasis on my scalp? It affects my face as well. Are there any foods I should be avoiding?
Below: Best advice is to see a Dermatologist for exam and treatment ...Read more
Cutis aplasia: A skin defect is occasionally found on the scalp of newborns & may be finger tip sized or as big as a grapefruit in diameter. The small defects usually gradually become smaller with age & simple cleaning & coverage with antibiotic ointment will prevent complications. Over sized defects may overly an enlarged soft spot & a protective helmet & consultation with a plastic surgeon is in order. ...Read more
What's the best, safest and most efficient biological treatment for scalp psoriasis? Thanks much!
Many options: There are quite a few options out there. It would start with a good combination of scalp shampoos - I usually have my patients alternate 2 or even 3 types. Depending how extensive the scalp psoriasis is, steroid impregnated topicals with or without a vitamin d analog can be helpful. You need to see your dermatologist for an individualized treatment plan. There is hope! ...Read more
Griseofulvin: Tinea is a fungus, and when it occurs on the scalp it is actually called tinea capitus. Tinea corporis, on the body, is called ringworm, because it causes a ring-like rash. Fungus on the scalp is harder to treat than on the body. Rinworm responds to creams, like lamisil, (terbinafine) for about 2 weeks, but the scalp requires an oral medicine, like griseofulvin, and for a longer period of time (6-12 weeks). ...Read more
Anti-fungals: Ringworm is actually a fungal infection (not a worm) of the skin. You can treat it with over the counter antifungals such as Clotrimazole cream (and there are many others). Clean the area, dry it and then apply the cream several times per day. If it persists longer than about 2 weeks, you might want to see a dermatologist for alternative applications. ...Read more
Tea tree oil: Pt depends on the form of tea tree oil and how dry or oily your skin is. You can apply after shampoo and leave it. Or, prior to shampoo leave on for 5-10 min and wash out. ...Read more
Many together.: Tar shampoo is very effective, but you need to clean the scalp first with a mild shampoo, and then use neutratar or a generic afterwards. Make sure you lather it and then let is stay on your scalp, perhaps 5m. I recommend the concommitant use of a zinc shampoo on your next washing. And alternate. ...Read more
Tnf inhibitors: Tnf inhibitors are great at clearing the scalp. ...Read more
My closed one had trichotillomania. Due to chronic hair plucking, hair in front part of scalp are not growing full length. What's best treatment now? Plz
What kind of treatment is best to treat pimples on scalp? Which is best allopathy, homeopathy, or ayurveda?
It depends: This depends on whether you've already been through allopathic evaluation and treatments for these pimples, what your doctors have advised, and what you're wanting to do now. You may have an extension of facial acne, which dermatologists treat. Homeopathy can also help if your case is taken by an experienced homeopath who works with you on a deep level. This is required for all chronic cases. ...Read more
Best treatment for scalp seborreic dermatitits?? Pls tell? And can seborreic deematitis cause hair to fall in bunches with irritation coz of oil?
Seborrhea: Please see your doctor to get some antifungal lotion. ...Read more
What is rhe best treatment for candida overgrowth and seborrheic dermatitis on scalp and nose which multivitamin brand is best for candida and seb der?
Flaky itchy scalp: Most likely this is related to seborrheic dermatitis and one of the dandruff shampoos may help. There are a number of them with different active ingredients so you may have to try several different ones to see what is best for you. Some are: neutragena tgel, tsal; sebulex, head and shoulders, etc. Shampoo daily. If it doesn't work see your dermatologist for medication to put on your scalp. ...Read more
Scalp Psoriasis: Treatment for scalp psoriasis includes medicated shampoos, steroid foam or lotion, tar preparations, topically applied vitamin d medications, phototherapy, and oral medications. ...Read more
Hi I think I have psoriasis on my scalp just wondering if you know any home made treatment thanks?
Psoriasis help: The simplest treatment of psoriasis is daily sun exposure (but avoid sunburn!), salt water compresses, stress reduction, and daily moisturizers such as petroleum jelly. Application immediately after a bath or shower helps to minimize itching and tenderness. If these don't help enough, your doctor can prescribe other treatments. Feel better! ...Read more
Always have had an extremely dry scalp since a baby. Can you suggest a scalp treatment that will stop the dryness and flakes?
Creams at pharmacy: Ringworm is actually a fungal infection (not a worm) of the skin. You can treat it with over the counter antifungals such as Clotrimazole cream (and there are many others). Clean the area, dry it and then apply the cream several times per day. If it persists longer than about 2 weeks, you might want to see a dermatologist for alternative applications. ...Read more