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What does scalp psoriasis usually look like?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Scaly red plaques

Scalp psoriasis can look like dandruff, except with thicker scales and often more red.
This may sometimes be itchy. When present with dandruff, we call this sebopsoriasis. In mild cases, tar shampoos like neutrogena t gel shampoo can help--lather and leave in for 5-10 minutes before washing off, 2-3x a week.

In brief: Scaly red plaques

Scalp psoriasis can look like dandruff, except with thicker scales and often more red.
This may sometimes be itchy. When present with dandruff, we call this sebopsoriasis. In mild cases, tar shampoos like neutrogena t gel shampoo can help--lather and leave in for 5-10 minutes before washing off, 2-3x a week.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Psoriasis

Attached is a website with a lot of pictures.
http://www.papaa.org/resources/about-psoriasis.

In brief: Psoriasis

Attached is a website with a lot of pictures.
http://www.papaa.org/resources/about-psoriasis.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Thank
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