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Can I put polytar (coal tar) shampoo on inflammed scalp?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Define "inflamed".

If you mean that there is an active infection in your scalp, i would seek treatment from your doctor or a dermatologist first.
If you mean inflammation due to psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis, that's what polytar (coal tar) is for.

In brief: Define "inflamed".

If you mean that there is an active infection in your scalp, i would seek treatment from your doctor or a dermatologist first.
If you mean inflammation due to psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis, that's what polytar (coal tar) is for.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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