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Posted by: itchy | 2009/02/10

itchy head / scalp after showering

my son complains every day that his head is very itchy but only after he climbs out from the shower? any idea what could cause this?

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Dear Itchy
Look at his scalp carefully, check for head lice, look for redness and irritation of his scalp ( signs of eczema), see if there are any connections with a certain shampoo or conditioner he uses ( allergy) ? Check for signs of hair breaking off near to the scalp (fungus infection)?
Dr Bets

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