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Dr. S. Attili, Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist
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My pink itchy rash on my scalp Wont go away.(months) It flares

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My pink itchy rash on my scalp
Won't go away.(months) It flares up
Now and then. Will it go away
Or do I need to treat it?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 5 years ago.
Hi. Can you please elaborate. Where on your scalp do you have it. Is it scaly? is it itchy? Are you male/female? How old are you? Any skin problems elsewhere?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Female 22
Back of the scalp on the ball down the neck
Dry, flakey , pink splotches . Not. Greasy
Have a history of excema I also
Use a black glue for hair existentions
Have had it for months.
No other symptoms
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 5 years ago.
If it isn't itchy and is localised to one place then it is probably a small patch of eczema or seborrhoeic dermatitis. It doesn't need to be treated as such if it isn;t bothering you a lot. However if it is itchy and you want to get rid of it, I would suggest using T-Gel (Ketoconazole) shampoo and leave it on for 15 mins and wash it off. Do that 3-4 times a week for 3 weeks and that should help clear it up. If that doesn't help, you could get betamethasone scalp application ad use that once a day on the area for 2-3 weeks. Hope that helps
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Oh. It IS
Itchy. Does that change your answer
Expert:  replied 5 years ago.
Nope. Same answer
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