Scalp Psoriasis

Support and advice about scalp psoriasis.


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Maya - Sebamed Everyday Shampoo is amazing
Mishlyn - Hi Kim, TGel Extra strength is my savior when my scalp gets bad. If you browse the themes section... More »
john,Hulk - alphosyl 2 in1 shampoo,been using it for years,
Sarah - Love the description of flakes "waking up" 😊 I think not worrying helps a lot, though difficult s... More »
Mishlyn - 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 »
Jane - I have that in my mouth! Maybe that is what is on my head?
Susan - Claire there are steroid creams you can use but if you haven't done an elimination diet you won't... More »
rob - polytar liquid, if that don't work dithronol.
Jeff - Do you apply the oil and leave it on overnight?
Sarah - I don't Jeff no, I apply it with fingertips to the scalp anywhere it is itchy or flakey, gently r... More »
Jeff - Thanks for that advice Sarah. It will sure save oily bedding!
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 »
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 »
Penny - I am going to try this.
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 »
Deleted account - mayo clinic says. Doctors don't yet know the exact cause of seborrheic dermatitis. Nothing new un... More »
Ray - 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 »
Deleted account - Aloe great stuff, rich history. The earliest record of Aloe Vera is on a Sumerian tablet dating f... More »
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 »
Lynn - Yes, i have both Gail.
Sanjay - Hello again, Here's my story. Suffered from psoriasis for 3 to 4 yrs. Had it on my scalp, elbow... More »
Dali - Hi Sanjay i sense the frustration and with it i respectfully want to ask did you just take the r... More »
Orlaith - Have you tried this Dali, I'm interested I trying get this too...
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,Hulk - 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,Hulk - hello kris ,aphosyl 2 in 1 shampoo and diet/lifestyle changes
kris49 - Thank you all !!

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