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Burning and itchy scalp.

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  • Posted By: Doghound90
  • July 21, 2014
  • 04:09 AM

Hi, I am a 16 year old male that has been living about 3-4 years with an extremely itchy scalp. When I first had this condition I got Head and Shoulders and used it every other day. After about 2 months nothing had changed, but the shampoo started to burn my scalp upon application. My mom said that olive oil or vinegar would solve it, so we tried that but still nothing. I used to get red patches of dry skin on my head, but that stopped. The dandruff is still terrible and now the itching is so intense that I make myself bleed. I keep itching and picking at scabs until I have something to keep myself occupied. I am now using an all natural shampoo which feels good but it doesn't help. I have tried everything and I'm out of ideas. Please just reply if you have any questions or suggestions.

Things I have tried:
[x] Head and Shoulders - burning scalp
[x] Olive oil - greasy scalp, feels better but no results
[x] Light Vinegar - burns
[x] Very Short Hair - little improvement, not as much dandruff stuck in hair

Thank you, Chris

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