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Dry spots in scalp
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Dry spots in scalp
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I started getting ezcema in my scalp that when I scratch it, the skin peels off and then it turns red. Its not all over my head but it is in spots. Can you please help...

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Sure.  First, stop scatching.  Next, apply 1% hydrocortisone lotion (OTC) to each spot to heal it.  Dandruff shampoos don't help localized stuff very much.  If OTC cream doesn't help, see a doc about prescription-strength stuff.

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Dr. Rockoff
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I HAVE SORIESES AND THAT COULD BE WHAT YOU HAVE. THE DRY AND FLAKEY BUT ITCH ALOT TO. YOU CAN GET A MEDICATION FOR IT .
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