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Skin expert

– 2014/08/05

Itchy dry scalp in prepubertal children are often eczema, but may sometimes be fungal infections of the scalp. After puberty seborrheic eczema (dandruff) may also be one of the causes. For a dry scalp Eucerin’s Dermocapillaire shampoo does wonders. If the itch persists she may need a topical cortisone scalp lotion occasionally. But this is obviously only after excluding a fungal infection of the scalp.

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