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How should I cleanse my skin if I have scalp psoriasis?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Scalp psoriasis can be very stubborn to treat. An early visit to your doctor or dermatologist can help you understand how to manage this skin condition, including what shampoos to use. Your doctor or dermatologist can recommend medicated shampoos or scale softeners to use for cleansing your scalp. Also, your doctor may suggest medications that you apply to your scalp after cleansing.

If you have any questions or concerns about your scalp psoriasis and how to practice good skin care during your treatment, talk with your doctor or dermatologist.

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