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What can I do if I have a smelly scalp?, i take a shower everyday but when I am in stress or my head gets hot it smells like farts

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Smelly Scalp

Scalp smell may be caused by an overproduction of oil from the sebaceous glands in the area.
Additionally, an overproduction of bacteria, yeast or fungus on the scalp might cause a persistent infection. If your scalp infection is caused by a fungus, using an antibacterial treatment will not cure the smell. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis.

In brief: Smelly Scalp

Scalp smell may be caused by an overproduction of oil from the sebaceous glands in the area.
Additionally, an overproduction of bacteria, yeast or fungus on the scalp might cause a persistent infection. If your scalp infection is caused by a fungus, using an antibacterial treatment will not cure the smell. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis.
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