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Itchy Scalp

Itchy scalp or scalp pruritis is when the scalp becomes itchy and flaky due to dryness or other condition affecting the scalp. Some of the common conditions that cause itchy scalp are seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infection, eczema, atopic dermatitis, and head lice.

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I am a 25-year-old student suffering from hair loss and an itchy scalp. This has increased with my recent exams. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old student and suffering from hair loss since few years I have an itching scalp. Whenever my exams come I can see many hairs falling on my books even washing my hair also I can see strands of hair on my hand. My scalp now can easily see the cause of the loss of hair. Ple...  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am glad to answer your query and understand your concern. There are several reasons for hair loss in young people. After reading your history, it seems the mental stress due to exam is the cause for your hair loss. I have seen many such youngsters complaining about h...  Read Full »

I have dandruff for many years, and I cannot help itching my scalp. What can I do to remedy this?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had dandruff for many years now, and it always accumulates by itself after a day or two. Also, I cannot help itching my scalp. I always need to itch it or touch my scalp to relieve stress. Sometimes I also scratch my scalp in my sleep and do not know how to stop. What can I do to r...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Dass

Answer: Hello,Welcome to I have read your query, and based on the same, I would advise keeping your scalp clean by following a simple technique of applying oil overnight and washing it in the morning with a mild shampoo. Do not apply shampoo directly over the scalp; dilute it with water and the...  Read Full »

What is the treatment option for scalp itching other than Eberclin M?

Query: Hello doctor, I had severe itching on the part of my scalp with some blackish color on the area during the last month. I applied Eberclin M cream to get relief from the itching, although the cream was not supposed to be applied on the scalp. But after applying just for two days, all the hairs surro...  Read Full »

Dr. Pavan Kumar Kuravi V. S. M. K

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The side effects of the Eberclin M cream (Eberconazole+Mometasone) are skin thinning and dermatitis. Please do as I say. 1. Externally apply hibiscus flower oil to the scalp (or) rub the flower directly on the affected area daily, if possible. 2. Internally take ho...  Read Full »

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