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My 5 year old daughter as an itchy scalp. We have tried

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My 5 year old daughter as an itchy scalp. We have tried various shampoos and conditioners but to no avail. I have examined her scalp closely and do not see any redness or dry skin.
Our house is on well water and it has is quite hard mineral wise. She does not have any problems with her skin. Do you have any suggestions?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 8 years ago.
What products have you tried?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
mostly baby shampoo products and conditioners, very mild and even tried some head and shoulders to see if it would help.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 8 years ago.
Those are usually fairly effective, but she should see a dermatologist. There are prescription shampoos that are effective, but they're not recommended, in general, for someone her age without a dermatologist's being consulted.
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