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Dry itchy scalp


#1

Ok so I’ve figured out Dutasteride is the cause of my dry and extremely itchy scalp. I was off it for 4 months and this effect went away… unfortunately, I THINK my hair started shedding more as well… its so hard to tell if something is working or if the sheds aren’t your normal daily sheds…

Regardless, I want to know of anything you guys know that can fix this itchy dry scalp… I believe this side effect is causing an unhealthy condition with my scalp and more fallout…

I’ve tried T-Gel and Nizoral with no effect, they seem to make it worse. Also tried inflamil, which didn’t seem to help much either. Hopefully there is something else, either topical or supplemental.

Thanks


#2

» Ok so I’ve figured out Dutasteride is the cause of my dry and extremely
» itchy scalp. I was off it for 4 months and this effect went away…
» unfortunately, I THINK my hair started shedding more as well… its so hard
» to tell if something is working or if the sheds aren’t your normal daily
» sheds…
»
» Regardless, I want to know of anything you guys know that can fix this
» itchy dry scalp… I believe this side effect is causing an unhealthy
» condition with my scalp and more fallout…
»
» I’ve tried T-Gel and Nizoral with no effect, they seem to make it worse.
» Also tried inflamil, which didn’t seem to help much either. Hopefully
» there is something else, either topical or supplemental.
»
» Thanks

2 things topically should reverse your situation :

  1. Piroctone Olamine Shampoo
  2. Essential oil blend

Regards
Pete :slight_smile:


#3

Hi,

I was using an anti-dandruff shampoo regularly until my hairdresser told me that I should only be using a product like that if I have symptoms similar to yours. Head and Shoulders Menthol worked very well but once you scalp condition gets better rather switch to a shampoo for your hair type as the anti dandruff shampoo will clog the pores on your scalp.

Regards


#4

I get itchy scalp when Im not taking my DHT blockers…particularly beta-sit. About 2 days after getting on beta-sit the sensitivity drops to nothing