Conditions with symptom: 'pimples on scalp'
I am 13 I have have pimples all over my face. You can't really see them but when the sun is shining on my face you can see them a lot I've tried lots of things e.g salt and warm water, cinnamon and honey and spot creams none have worked. I just want to go to school without putting cover up on my pimples! please can you tell me what to do to get rid of them for good! I really am fed up with them :( all my friends have nice clear faces and I'm there with a load of pimples!
Try the manuka honey range of face products by Dr. Organic at Holland and Barrett! Use the face wash in the morning and the scrub at night before bed and use the moisturisers after washing, this should clear up your skin in 2-3 weeks. It's very affordable and smells great too. Also check out a product called pro-active on the net, this is a more expensive range.
I suffer with exactly the same thing! The best cure I have found is a good exfoliatior. Try to find one with salicylic acid and either use an exfoliating glove or face cloth. I do it once or twice a week :) hope this works for you x
hi, i a 13 year old girl, and i have a few red pimples on my face, like about 4, however i also have loads of small pimples as well. my worst affected area is my chin, and my upper lip. i have many acne scars on my chin and pimples won't stop coming in that area. i have tried some cleaners and currently i am using netrogena pink grapefruit scrub, i have only used this for 1 day so i am not sure if it works or not. i am thinking about going to the GP however i am a bit embrassed. does anyone have any advice which could help me?
I've suffered from acne since I was 14/15. I waited 3 years to go to the doctor - bad idea. As soon as I went to the doctor, I got loads of help, lots of advice. My skin has never been better.
Hello, I'm 19 years old and I have a problem with pimples on my head. This happens for a year now. The pimples are on the top/back/sides of my head. They are painfull and sometimes itchy. I went to my doctor for a lot of times and every time I got antibiotics. I used them for a long time but they did not help. The doctor thinks that this is acne but I don't think so. It is very embarrassing and because of this I lose my confidence. I'm scared to get my hair cut because then people will see these nasty pimples on my head. Please, can you help me?
I started having pain on my scalp 3 years ago and my hair hurts so much on some areas. I'm now 30years of age. I have had Biopsy done but nothing was found. I got steroid injections to reduce the sensitivity on the scalp but this didn't work. Its a big patch now and have to wear a wig. My scalp is so painful on the bald area and it feels like my own hair is piercing me on touching. It sometimes feel sore like I hve had a scalding on the scalp. I don't know wht to do, Please help.
i have the same problem, im losing my hair at the front of my head and my hair is so sort, it is horrible to come and i try not to. Ive been to my doctor and they have been useless. I cant help but just wanted you to know that you are not alone.
Any advise on severe scalp psoriasis, I suffered with dry and flaky scalp with red patches all over my scalp. Please help...
Alposyl shampoo and e45 shampoo are a starting point. Apply to wet hair and soak for several minutes which will soften up any flakes and aid removal when the scalp is rinsed. Seek a GP. They can prescribe you with exorex lotion which can be applied to scalp. This slows down the rate of skin cell production and eases itching. If this doesn't ease the scalp psoriasis your GP on your second visit may refer you to a dermatologist who will have the ability to prescribe various stronger treatments including UVB phototherapy and topical steroid creams with salicylic acid (the steroid clears the psoriasis and the salicylic avid breaks down the flakes). If the above has no effect then your dermatologist may recommend biological treatments or drugs that dampen the immune system to stop the psoriasis patches releasing chemicals causing inflammation. These are usually reserved for the most stubborn and extreme cases. Hot weather will make your scalp psoriasis a lot more itchy. Shorter hair may help keep scalp cooler and will help with applying topical treatments. Olive oil, glycerin, are good to moisten the scalp which shall reduce itching amd help remove flakes. Even better if you soak it in your hair overnight. Most treatments that are available on shelves in stores will not really help with reducing the red appearance. This will require the help of your doctor or dermatologist.
I'm suffering from a very itchy scalp (small red lumps), and this is causing me to scratch my scalp and pull out the scabs. I have tried everything over the counter and have even been to see my doctor but she said it isn't scalp posariasis and was unable to diagnose my problem. This has been on-going for about 4 years now and is increasingly getting worse.
Hi, i've suffered with psoriasis since i was about 5 years old, however about 2 years ago it became itchy. My doctor put me on to a shampoo called 'polytar liquid' that delt with the itchiness. The product is not specifically for psoriasis but for ithcy, dry scalps so it may help. Your able to buy in supermarkets or at the chemist with out the need for a prescription, i hope this has helped
I would ask to see a dermatologist as scalp psoriasis can look like little red pustules as well as flaky white patches. I have scalp psoriasis and use something called betnovate which works but thecondition never disappears for long unfortunately. Anyway get your gp to refer you to see a specialist.
I am a 19 year old male my symptoms for nearly the past year is that i have hair loss and hair thinning but it is accompanied by a daily itch on my scalp especially on the top of my scalp and sometime it intensifies so much causes me to feel very depressed and whenever i try to relive the itch it pains. Also when my scalp is itching my scalp appears red ton the whole top of my scalp. i have been to my doctor, a dermotologist and a qualified tricologist at the institute of tricology and they all say different things to me. my dermotologist say's i have folliculitus and androgennic Alopecia but the ticologist say's that i do NOT have male pattern baldness as i am also have thinning and hair loss on the sides of my scalp and on the back but says that i have telegon effluviam. This is all well an said but they don't seem to deal with the scalp pain and tenderness that i am going through. On another note whenever there an itch there is hair loss as well, i also seem to be losing hair from my eye brows and eye lashes and my eyes seem to always itch and sting whenever i try touch them after i have touched my hair. I have also been told that my hair seems to look very crimpled as well whereby it looks unhealthy and that some hair are easily broken if thats any help. on another note when looking at my hair strands as one does when being worried about hair loss my hair is noticibly thinner near the root tip then the top og the hair strand is this normal?
Hello, I have been suffering from folliculitis of the scalp for fout years now. My scalp is always itchy, have bumps/rash all over my scalp, my hair has suddenly become dry and really lacks lustre and it recently started spreading to my berad area, all over my face.my face is all disclored(blemishes) every where,with unwanted hair growing from my cheek. What can I do to get rid of this once and for all, cos its really affecting my skin all over.
Hi, I have had scalp psoriasis for approximately 2 years now and I just am fed up and want rid of it right now. I have been to the GP and have scalp applications which I use but it still hasn't gone. Have you any other methods or products you suggest to use? Thanks
I am 30th years of age and I have been experiencing an itchy rash and red puss filled pimples around my viginal opening for the past couple of months now it goes away whilst I have my periods and returns a couple of days after they have finished I have a small tear that keeps appearing at the top of my vagina near my clitiros, I also have scalp psoriasis with the last few years,which seems to have gotten worse, due to me experiencing the symtoms above with my vigina!I'm am also taking birth control & Eltroxin daily as I had my thyroid removed as It was over active!!I also get my thyroid checked regularly and there's no problems with it!! Please Help!!
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