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Forum Name: Dermatology Topics

Question: Pimples on head

 allesta - Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:05 pm

I have a few pimples on my head underneath my hair and I am not sure how I should get rid of them. I break out really easy and have sensetive skin.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Thu Nov 06, 2008 11:04 pm

User avatar Hello,
This is actually very common and caused by plugged oil glands. Clean but don't scrub the scalp daily and apply some salicyllic acid. Don't squeeze and try to avoid products like gels that have a oil base (mineral oil would possibly be a listed ingredient). If this does not help you can see a dermatologist who may prescribe something stronger.

Best wishes.


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