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Itchy head

My four year old has been scratching her head (all over her scalp) for a few weeks now.   At first I thought it might be lice, but I inspect her hair every few days and haven't seen any nits or lice.  As an infant she had eczema, so I thought maybe it was that, but she doesn't have any redness or bumps on her scalp.  I don't think it's dandruff because thereare no flakes.   We wash her hair every night in the shower with kids shampoo and use regular adult conditioner.   My only other thought is dry scalp??   Do they make a dry skin kids shampoo?   Any other ideas as to what this can be and how I can help her? Thanks!
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535822 tn?1443976780
It could be an allergy and it could be from the shampoo or adult conditioner , so stop them straight away, and go onto a hypo-allergenic shampoo forget the conditioner .Check her hair every day for lice , and look for little black eggs .I think the allergy more likely ..good luck
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I never thought allergy, and now that I'm thinking about it, the last month or so we had been using a new kids shampo that we have never used before.    I will switch her to a hypo-allergenic shampoo tomorrow so we'll see.   Thanks for the reply!
535822 tn?1443976780
Allergy is usually the culprit, rinse it well even with hypo allergenic and leave out the conditioner, hey have you seen all the stuff they put in shampoos and conditioners ..reg ones I mean .
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