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Posted on Tue, 8 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi. Could you please provide me medication for scalp acne for me.
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Oral antibiotic and shampoo

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am Dr. Kakkar (dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.
You may take Cap. Doxycycline 100mg, twice daily for 2 weeks. It is an oral antibiotic and is available on prescription.
In addition you may use a daily ketoconazole based shampoo e.g Scalpe Shampoo Or Nizoral Shampoo.
Avoid any hair oil or any oily greasy hair care product.

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