Choosing shampoo for scalp psoriasis
It often extends on to the forehead but our day-to-day sun exposure tends to keep it off the rest of the face. Trying to apply creams to the scalp is also a problem because of thick hair. Hence milk-like lotions or alcohol solutions are often recommended.
If scale is very thick, what’s needed is three nights of rubbing in a mixture of 3% salicylic acid, 3% LPC and 3% sulphur in emulsifying ointment (100g) to remove the scale so that the lotions can penetrate and reduce the psoriatic cell turnover, which is 8–10 times normal cell growth. Recently a new