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What can I use for a dry, flakey, itchy scalp?
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Dr. Richard Feinstein
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Try dandruff shampoo
In fact, a dry itchy scalp may not be dry, but a sign of an oily inflammation like seborrheic dermatits or even psoriasis.
Check to see if you have flaking on your face or your elbows or heels. Try a dandruff shampoo, like t gel or selsun. If you are not better, see your dermatologist.

In brief: Try dandruff shampoo
In fact, a dry itchy scalp may not be dry, but a sign of an oily inflammation like seborrheic dermatits or even psoriasis.
Check to see if you have flaking on your face or your elbows or heels. Try a dandruff shampoo, like t gel or selsun. If you are not better, see your dermatologist.
Dr. Richard Feinstein
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: I like
Olux e ask your doc for a prescription.

In brief: I like
Olux e ask your doc for a prescription.
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