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My scalp is itcy and smells sour

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

that my scalp had this this horriable smell within hours after washing. This started 2 months ago ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

My grandson age 12, has a problem with his hair and scalp smelling even tho he washes his hair every other morning? What is the cause and what can he do about it ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

Hello doctor I wash my hair daily but the middle of the day bad smell coming from my head. What to do? I have this problem 2 years. I have heavy hair fall pls help me ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

For the past 2 to 3 months my 66 year old husband has this “old man” smell on his head. He can take a shower and within two to three hours it smells again. I have been on chemo and I know my senses might ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ram Choudhary MD

an acidic smell, and my energy level is very low. My body "odor" has also an acidic change. I have ... returns intermittently. The scalp sweating is severe. It saturates my hair, the sweat drips down. I am ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ram Choudhary ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani MD

hi iv been having a sour smell to my scalp for about 6 years now I would wash my hair one day and the next day or two the sour smell would come back and I tried washing my hair with... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Jawad Shahzad MD

but it will still have a smell of oil and itcy. How can I get rid of this ? Please advise. Thanks. ...Hi, I am 36 ,female. I have scalp which kept producing oil and stay on my scalp. Some have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jawad Shahzad ( Dermatologist)
Dr.       Honey Arora MD

with an itcy scalp all the time. Could my doctor be wrong and could it be something else, please let me know ...Please tell me what you think. I had small non painful bumps on my scalp that suddenly... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr. Akhtarhusian GHAUSI MD

Hello I have a oder which is a sweet smell coming from by body. Also I have had what I thought was bad dandruff but ends up sxaps in my.scalp and they also smell the same sweet oder. My skin, my sweat ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian GHAUSI ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.           Kakkar S. MD

I have psoriasis in my scalp, but my religion requires I always have a head covering. The odor is unbearable, my children who are close all the time always make a gagging reaction, it smells like a decaying ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Raju A.T MD

Yes, you can use Ketoconazole shampoo, applied twice a week. This will treat the fungal infections in the scalp which is the commonest cause for itchy and flacky scalp.

Kathy Shattler MD

Perhaps your scalp will respond to Tea tree shampoo and Tea Tree conditioner. It has a strong minty smell, but it is an antiseptic and is good for seborrhea. Another idea would be a shampoo with zinc in it....

Dr. Gaurav Ghatawat MD

Yes u can. There is no problem using it as there is very little or rather negligible amount of absorption from the scalp. Kindly vote thanks if the answer was helpful