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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Re: [AlternativeAnswers] Re: extremely itchy, dry scalp

 

This may sound over simple, but do you wash all your brushes and combs
weekly? My family uses soap and bleach. Rinse very well.
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Be well,
Toni Roberts
Atlanta/Marietta/Smyrna/Vinings

Blog: http://touchprints.blogspot.com/

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 3:43 AM, trionafaye <trionafaye@yahoo.ca> wrote:

> **
>
>
> Hi Andrea,
> What you have sounds very similar to what I developed a few months ago.
> Sometimes with body changes as we age suddenly skin conditions will develop.
>
> I went to the doctor with similar symptoms and he diagnosed me as having
> psoriasis or eczema, gave me prescriptions for topical creams to help ease
> the discomfort but he also refered me to a dematologist. Before going to the
> doctor, for months I had tried tea tree oil shampoo, and a variety of other
> things, even rinsing my scalp after washing with diluted apple cider vinegar
> a one to 5 part water rinse. It releived the itching for me to a degree but
> the itching patches began popping up on other areas of the body too. As one
> who has tried multiple home remedies, ointments, hope your doctor can refer
> you to a dermatologist who can simply tell by looking or even testing what
> your skin condition may be.
> Good luck with this and hope you find relief soon, any skin condition can
> feel so uncomfortable.
> Have a good weekend,
> Catherine
>
> --- In AlternativeAnswers@yahoogroups.com, Andrea Gauland <tehuafarm@...>
> wrote:
> >
> > I have never had dandruff in my 46 years, until a few weeks ago, when
> > my head began to itch like mad and my son noticed I had lots of dry
> > skin. My whole head doesn't itch, it's the very crown (which I have
> > scratched so hard I have made it sore!), and the lower back and side
> > of my head. I have a few annoying spots on my face which have gone
> > rather dry and insistently itchy. I normally tend to oily hair and
> > skin, so this is a complete reversal of its 'normal' state.
> >
> > I do not use shampoo or conditioners or any products of any kind on my
> > hair, and haven't for about 5 years now, so I haven't wanted to put
> > any oil-based conditioning products on my head to relieve the dryness/
> > itch, because I don't want to have to revert back to shampoos or
> > conditioners.
> >
> > Any ideas of why this may have cropped up and what I can do about it?
> > My head is driving me mad! 8 )
> >
> > Andrea
> > NZ
> >
>
>
>

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