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Dr. Skinner, Dermatologist
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how do i treat red inflamed skin on my scalp that causes hairloss

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how do i treat red inflamed skin on my scalp that causes hairloss ?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Skinner replied 6 years ago.
The most common cause is seborrheic dermatitis with folliculitis.Suggest Ionil T shampoo thrice weekly, a course of Doxycycline 100mg daily for 3 weeks after food, phytheol lotion over scalp by night, Mometasone lotion by day after bath, along with multivitamin mineral tab containing zinc such as minavit stress once daily for 3 months.Thanks.Queries welcome.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.


Hi thank you.

I live in norway and im not sure what the products you mention are here. What is Doxycycline and what is phytheol lotion and what is Mometasone lotion ?


Expert:  Dr. Skinner replied 6 years ago.
Doxycycline is an antibiotic.(Zadorin from Mepha pharmaceuticals, Switzerland), Phytheol is a herbal antiseborrheic preparation from Phyto pharmaceuticals,France and Mometasone is a topical steroid lotion available as Elocom lotion(Scherring).Thanks again.