Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
164 Doctors are Online

Itchy, flaky and dry scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   I have extremely think shoulder length hair and no matter if i wash my hair every day or leave it several days inbetween washing it i always end up with a very irritable itchy, flaky, dry/grease scalp. I have tried allsorts of different shampoos both with sulphate and without but nothing seems to clear it up. I have had this problem both with long and short hair for most of my life. Can you please suggest something that may help. Thanks
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
Doctor :   since when are you suffering from this symptom?
User :   most of my life
Doctor :   Give me your age?
User :   40
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you consulted any dermatologist for this?
User :   i've seen my gp and been pescribed medicated shampoo but that didn't help and i've never been referred to a dermatologist
Doctor :   I would recommend you consult a dermatologist for further assistance.
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Is there any thing else, i can help you with?
User :   no thats it thanks
Doctor :   Thank for consulting, bye for now.
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor