Scalp Psoriasis

Support and advice about scalp psoriasis.


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Sarah - Love the description of flakes "waking up" 😊 I think not worrying helps a lot, though difficult s... More »
Michelle - Hi Cass, Neutrogena Extra strength works really well for me when my scalp has been bad. I keep it... More »
Ruben - Hey Cass, I used to have it in my scalp, but not anymore. I guess because of Vitamine B and Omega... More »
Claire - Thanks Sarah, I've been spending a fortune on expensive shampoos that haven't really made a diffe... More »
Michelle507 - I spoke to a colleague today and they said that baby oil in the hair and letting it soak into the... More »
Sarah - Hehe Spotty Land!
Jeff - Hi Sarah! My new routine seems to be working quite well with itching reduced. So keeping it up!
Sarah - Yayyy Jeff! That is really great. I was hoping you'd have found at least some improvement from it... More »
Jeff - Thank you so much Sarah
Jackie - I am in N. IRELAND So it should be readily available in UK. Beauty therapists use it too.
Leanne - Does anyone know if this Bay Rum oil is available in Australia? If not, are there alternatives?
Jackie - Just saw Boots pharmacy carry it. Also available online on amazon. @Leanne66 maybe check online. ... More »
Sarah - Welcome Michaella, have you tried using oil soaks? People use coconut, olive, almond, grapeseed, ... More »
Liz - Shampoo is made to remove oils and synthetic chemical buildup. Try switching to Co-washing. I use... More »
Lanie - I also have scalp psoriasis I use a medicated shampoo and medicated conditioner. I order it on ... More »
Sarah - Amazing result, Cyndi! Thanks for sharing. And a natural approach too. That's great!
RedSpotEliminator - Do you apply the coconut oil on at night?
Bev - That's fantastic Cyndi! Welcome to the group
Sarah - Welcome to Flaym, Christine! I've had results from Alphosyl and Neutrogena TGel, both coal tar ba... More »
Barbara - You put the coconut oil on the scalp. Although cooking with coconut oil is good for you
Amy - Polytar is brillant!! I use it, best shampoo I've used. I have scalp psoriasis very bad and it cl... More »
Frances - My psoriasis on my scalp and ears is so bad at the moment. My scabs at the front of my head make ... More »
Diane - I have P on my scalp and various parts of the body. Had it for years. Wish I could find a miracle... More »
Sarah - Hi Carol, welcome to Flaym! My tip would be, slather your scalp in a natural oil, put your feet u... More »
Christa5 - I use superbalm from lush, it helps with the scaling and itch
Debbie - Hi I’ve been suffering Peru for yrs thanx to my dad lol I get relief from tea tree shampoo from c... More »
Sarah - Welcome, Debbie. Keep posting!
Lauriejean - My ears ring too! Is that part of it too?
Debs - My ears ring too Laurie, its pulsing tinnitus in my case. I have read that ear wax can make them... More »
Debra - I've had tinnitus for over 40 years. I'm sure their not related. I was diagnosed with plaque psor... More »
pam - if I use it in day time I put a bit of corn starch powder on my hair and mix it in, mostly I put ... More »
Maureen - I could not do that. Do u wash u hair every morning? The cornstarch sounds like it would make my ... More »
pam - no it mixes in ,it gives my fine hair a bit of body, the corn starch soaks up the oil, I wash my ... More »
Krhoda - Diet and lifestyle really helps the rest of my body. I know it will take time for my scalp.
Rhonda - Are you concerned that wearing the scarf overnight can cause more hair loss?
Krhoda - Actually the scarf prevents me from scratching in my sleep and I only use it twice a week.
Susan - Jim that's funny. I wonder if that really is a form of psoriasis, that cradle cap. Hmmm. Never... More »
Beth - Cradle cap is the common name for seborrheic dermatitis in infants. In adults the common name for... More »
Otto_M_Moon - mayo clinic says. Doctors don't yet know the exact cause of seborrheic dermatitis. Nothing new un... More »
Ron - Hoping the best for you. I love the hopeful feeling of trying something new.
Robin - I love Nature’s Gate Tea Tree Oil Shampoo. I use it 3 out of every 4 times I wash my hair. The 4t... More »
Sarah - Hi San, welcome to Flaym! I find oil is amazing for scalp too. I use plain old grapeseed just on ... More »
Nell - Can i ask which is the best Aloevera shampoo or are all brand good? Thank you. I have psoriasis... More »
Gwendi - A friend recommended sulphar free shampoo and soap. It helped for itchy scalp. Aloe vera gel work... More »
Otto_M_Moon - Aloe great stuff, rich history. The earliest record of Aloe Vera is on a Sumerian tablet dating f... More »
Michelle - That is really great to hear Cheli! I am happy it has helped! Thanks for sharing :)
Gail - Do any of you deal with psoriatic arthritis along with this psoriasis!
Susan - Gail I dealt with severe psoriatic arthritis in my mid 20's. Even had the bulbs on my knuckles. ... More »
Pnina - How long till u noticed a diference
Jen - Hi Sanjay that is fantastic. Would yoou please share with us what exactly you used/are using? Tha... More »
Sanjay - 6 months.
Sarah - Welcome to Flaym, Vivian! It's not infectious so in my experience most hairdressers will perform ... More »
Cindy - Same here Michelle-a perm and/or color seemed to help my scalp clear up. Don't know how it works... More »
john,darts vader - same for me when i used to dye my hair years ago, i burnt those scales out :), not the perm thoug... More »
Theresa - I do the coconut oil over nite and then wash my hair wit have shampoo and have seabreese shake an... More »
john,darts vader - hello kris ,aphosyl 2 in 1 shampoo and diet/lifestyle changes
- Thank you all !!
Charmaine - I am unfortunately allergic to hair colour. Have tried many different types, however always end u... More »
Susan - Charmaine maybe a blessing in disguise... I just love my grey, which started around 19ish... It ... More »
Zumara - Whenever I colour my hair - my scalp is normal for at least a week!

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