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Would baby shampoo be good for an itchy scalp?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
It is well tolerated so that it will not make the condition worse.
If however there is an inflammed scalp or psoriasis, or dandruff a medicated shampoo containing salicylic acid, tar, zinc or selenium sulfide may be better. Try the baby shampoo and see how it works for you.

In brief: Maybe
It is well tolerated so that it will not make the condition worse.
If however there is an inflammed scalp or psoriasis, or dandruff a medicated shampoo containing salicylic acid, tar, zinc or selenium sulfide may be better. Try the baby shampoo and see how it works for you.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: No.
Baby shampoo is made for babies, i.
e. It won't sting if it gets in their eyes. It contains no active ingredients for an itchy scalp. Try a shampoo containing salicylic acid, tar, selenium sulfide, or zinc pyrithione. If that doesn't work, a dermatologist can give you a prescription shampoo.

In brief: No.
Baby shampoo is made for babies, i.
e. It won't sting if it gets in their eyes. It contains no active ingredients for an itchy scalp. Try a shampoo containing salicylic acid, tar, selenium sulfide, or zinc pyrithione. If that doesn't work, a dermatologist can give you a prescription shampoo.
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