Would baby shampoo be good for an itchy scalp?

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.
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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Atopic dermatitis, scalp really itchy, when used baby shampoo, got worse, w hat should I do?

Don't use baby shamp. Baby shampoo is TERRIBLE for an itchy scalp. It is the wrong pH. The pH keeps it from burring little eyes, but it is not good for your hair. Probably made it worse. Selsun Blue is a better choice.There are also prescriptions that a physician could prescribe. Read more...

How do you help an itchy scalp? Other than shampoo.

Please see. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. We usually use topical steroids to stop this problem. Read more...

Please help I have an extremely itchy scalp! Is there a certain shampoo that would help with this?

Yes. The dandruff shampoos help as well as prescription shampoos. If the over the counter ones do not work ask your doctor for a prescription. She will diagnose the cause. Some people have eczema, psoriasis, or just dandruff. Read more...

I've been having an itchy scalp for about a week now. I'm going to try using itchy scalp shampoo, but what other remedies should I try using?

Shampoo first. Try the shampoo for a week at least and then see how you are doing. Most dry scalp from winter will improve. Read more...
Identify the cause. You may want to have your doctor examine your scalp if it's not relieved by dandruff shampoos, or stopping something that's irritated your scalp a week ago. There might be something there that you can't see, in which better choice of treatment may be offered, especially if it might be inflammatory, infectious, or something else. Visual inspection is the best. Read more...

Please recommend the best dandruff shampoo for itchy scalp?

Anti-dandruff 'poos. Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Buy over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, and look for one that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; selenium sulfide, which can limit cell turnover and decrease the amount of fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. . Read more...

Suggest some effective dandruff shampoo for reddish and itchy scalp?

Seb Derm . dandruff is caused by overgrowth a fungal organism. Try using an antidandruff shampoo such as ketoconazole and leave on for 5 min in shower. Also you may need a topical steroid for itching or redness. You can also try coconut oil to the scalp. Read more...