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Posted on Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Question: Hi My age is 33 year and regular gym goer. I m having short hair but due to sweating and dry scalp , red pimples have developed on my scalp causing itching like feeling. Pls advise any medicated shampoo or oil to clean my scalp of any pimples.
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Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (3 minutes later)
Brief Answer: Please mention whether you have dandruff problem Detailed Answer: hi XXXXXXX We have gone through your question. Please mention whether you have dandruff problem also or not. Treatment depends on this. waiting for reply.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (1 minute later)
Yes , not very severe but average
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Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (4 minutes later)
Brief Answer: SALICIA KT shampoo. Detailed Answer: Hi, You may try SALICIA KT shampoo. keep the shampoo for 20 min while on foam over wet hair, then rinse. use it twice a week. Do not apply hair oil or any other oil as it increases infection and may worsen pimples. Hope this will help you. Bye.
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Follow up: Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (22 minutes later)
I ve tried nizoral and ketoconazol shampoo in the past for dandruff and infection but it give temp relief. How diffrent is s kt shampoo ? Is their any proactive measure to avoid it like regular use of some shampoo or lotion? I m taking follihair also against hairfall since month , should i discontinue it ?
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Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (9 minutes later)
Brief Answer: contains salicylic acid Detailed Answer: Hi, It contains salicylic acid also, which fights excess epithelial shedding. you may use it along with mild shampoo containing Arginine (eg-Loreal paris) for better results. you need not stop follihair. hope this helps.
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Suggest Treatment For Scalp Infection

Brief Answer: Please mention whether you have dandruff problem Detailed Answer: hi XXXXXXX We have gone through your question. Please mention whether you have dandruff problem also or not. Treatment depends on this. waiting for reply.