Dermatology Community
scalp irritation
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

scalp irritation

Hi I recently started applying rogaine to my scalp because I noticed thinning of my hair. I have used it for two days without any problems. On the third day before putting on an application, my scalp felt a little dry so I put some olive oil on it hoping it would alleviate some of the dryness. At this point I had no irritation in my scalp. After applying the olive oil a few hours later I rinsed it off with shampoo and went for a swim in a chlorinated pool. It was after the swim/taking a shower that I felt my scalp feel a little itchy and a slight burning. I had my friend look at he noticed there were blotchy, patchy, red spots, the areas where I had applied the rogaine, followed by the olive oil. I haven't used the rogaine since, they are still here, although less severe. Do you think the rogaine itself caused this? or did the olive oil/chlorine contribute to this? Thanks
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dermatology Answerers
995833_tn?1375604252
Blank
maatson
Other
209987_tn?1334790318
Blank
tschock
AB
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
diane493
1096512_tn?1384893378
Blank
vedadhar
Hyderabad, India