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Painful small pimples on scalp. Cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:I have a query regarding skin and hair ,Is it ok if I ask it here ?
User:Great ,Thx , I have seen since past two days many small pimples have come up on my scalp(white in color)
User:its little painful
User:but I dont have these any where else in the body ,its just the scalp
Doctor:Ok, do you notice too much sweat on the scalp?
Doctor:Do you have dandrfuff?
User:well Sir, I do regular shampoo , doesn't seem I have a dandruff ,but I could remember average sweating while wearing a helmet
User:it wasn't exessive
Doctor:Do you wash hair twice a week?
User:thrice and that too after I message my scalp with a oil
Doctor:Do you have a good personal hygiene too?
Doctor:Do you use anti dandruff shampoo (tried)?
User:I have never tried a medicated dandruff shampoo , but I am regularly using pantine
User:and in the past loreal
User:I also use conditioner
Doctor:I think it is good to try an antidandruff with a good conditioner three times a day
Doctor:Nizral Shampoo, three times a day, along with L Oreal conditioner each time you shampoo
Doctor:Are with me?
Doctor:Do not go out with wet hair
Doctor:Use this shampoo for 6 weeks
User:ok, I can give it try but doing it thrice a day is little difficult as I spend most time of the day in office
Doctor:Sorry thrice a week
Doctor:I am really sorry
User:oh no problem , I was worried since I already have very thing hairs and regular use might harm them
User:thrice a week is fine with me
Doctor:Personal comb, short hair, use hanky on scalp if you are sweating.
Doctor:Let me know after 4 weeks
User:ok Thx a lot Dr, I will do the same and let you know , should I come to chat same time or do I need to mail you regarding the same?
Doctor:You can request a call back or chat with me
User:great , I will close the chat now , Thx so much , have a nice evening
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