02 Sep 19:58
Secrets, coping, treatment
How long do you try a topical treatment and/or shampoo before you decide if its working or not....I hear sometimes things get worse in the healing process.
Please don't include specific medical product brand names or external links.
02 Sep 23:12
That's a difficult one Psomum. Because treatments affect us differently. I can only go on what my pharmacist always tells me not to use any topical for longer than 3 to 4 weeks.
And only use a medicated shampoo twice a week.
Others may have different advice.
03 Sep 09:58
I usually get a negative reaction quick. Half an hour to an hour most.
03 Sep 10:07
Thank you both. Michelle what kind of reaction do you get?
03 Sep 10:20
I start itching within that time and then I know, bad food. If its really bad i get inflammation, about 24 hours after food intake.
03 Sep 14:38
Psomum ,been sitting by,reading ure posts,yep don't want to say it but only thing that helped,cured my scalp,after many years (after doing natural treatments) was dr script,2 applications,and gone,I endured it as child,but scalp good as,rest of me not lol,so maybe it may work for your boy? Not allowed to say what it is here lol,but wish my mum knew back in the 60s what worked,its just High vitamin d,I had valleys in my head,and didn't need a Dermy to prescribe it,I feel ure desperation
03 Sep 17:35
A couple of weeks for me
03 Sep 17:53
Thanks Rosey. We have 4 weeks before the derm, so I am researching our prescription options we can get our family dr to write in the meantime.
04 Sep 00:44
Psomom I am a lucky one I guess. I have many autoimmune dis-eases so really within 24 hours I knew. Mostly because of pain issues. I got healed with diet, lifestyle and maybe the most important that was longer term was mind change and not allowing all the life experiences to be stressful. I had lots. Just took time.
04 Sep 03:48
I hear you Susan. I’ve been listening to lots of meditations on YouTube. Definitely helpful managing stress and emotions. I’m trying to get my son on it. He is resisting but I think with time and patience it will happen. I’m convinced stress is a big part of this and he can be a pretty stressed person. Having P is really going to push him to learn to manage his stress
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