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Can Cantharidine oil be used for children with scanty hair growth?

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Can Cantharidine oil be used for children with scanty hair growth
Posted Wed, 5 Sep 2012 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. P V S Prasad 2 hours later
Thanks for posting your question.
Yes, it can be applied but beware of irritant reaction
Hence use over a small are first
If there is no itching or oozing then it can be applied to whole scalp.
Mostly all types of oils work as a placebo only
Hair does not need oil application
Pl keep this in mind
Pl check the reason for scanty hair growth from a dermatologist or tricologist
Have a good day
Prasad pvs
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