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What causes oozy crusts on scalp after using nizol shampoo?

i have severe dandruff with crusty bumps near crown,recently i used nizol shampoo to clear dandruff. i used it continuosly for 3days.now i find the crusts are oozing with sticky clear liquid?what is the reason for oozing?this has happened first time and i am 62years old.as oozing is continuous it s difficult to sleep during nights? kumar
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
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Hi,

It may be pityriasis amiantacea..a severe form of scalp condition called seborrheic dermatitis. It may be aggravated by anxiety and tension. So, avoid worries and consult the dermatologist for the perfect diagnosis and proper treatment.

Hope this helps.

Dr.Ilyas Patel,dermatologist
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