Dry and flaky skin in the scalp is called dandruff. It makes the scalp itchy, and oily-looking flakes of dead skin can be seen on the hair, neck, and shoulder. It is not a serious condition and can be controlled by using shampoos that contain zinc pyrithione, tar, selenium sulfide, or Ketoconazole.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am having a lot of pimples on the scalp. Pimples are with white pus. There is a lot of pain and a lot of dandruff along with this. What should I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be having scalp folliculitis which is an infection of your glands on the scalp. It can sometimes be related to dandruff in which case scalp pustular psoriasis has to be ruled out. You need to reduce your sugar and milk or milk product intake. Reduce eggs and... Read Full »