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Is oil on your scalp useful for anythign?
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Dr. Mitchell Bressack
Dermatology
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In brief: Preventing infection
Ringworm (fungus infection) of the scalp is common up to the age of puberty, at which time it becomes much less common.
One theory is that the oil produced after puberty protects the scalp from invasion by fungus.

In brief: Preventing infection
Ringworm (fungus infection) of the scalp is common up to the age of puberty, at which time it becomes much less common.
One theory is that the oil produced after puberty protects the scalp from invasion by fungus.
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
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