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Child having dry patches, pus filled bumps on scalp. No help from shampoo, ointments. Remedy?

Hi. My daughter is 18 months old. For about 2 months we,ve been noticing small dry patches in her scalp in several places. I thought it was dandruff so I would scratch it with the comb before washing her hair. Soon I found that it wasn t dandruff and thought it was ringworm . We took her to the doctor but they couldn t really tell what it was but they prescibed us the medicated shampoo anyway. I ve been using the shampoo but it hasn t stopped the rashes . Now she has raised bumps in a few places that have smaller puss filled bumps on them. Some of them have crusted over. At this point I m not sure what this could be or how to remedy it. I ve been using bluestar ointment and rubbing small amonts in those places but that hasn t seemed to help either.
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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From your description it seems like your kid is suffering from dermatitis mostly seborrhoeic .You need to get her examined by her pediatrician or dermatologist who might prescribe some creams and shampoo with maybe some oral medication.Do not apply bluestar ointment without knowing what the diagnosis is.
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Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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