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Pityriasis amiantacea

Pityriasis amiantacea begins with a swollen, discoloured and weeping scalp, which causes the hairs to stick to each other and to the scalp. Following the first stage, the scalp begins to produce a thick layer of silvery white or dull gray scales that pile up along the hair shafts. Although the patches may often be found next to a hair part, the back of the head is a common site. Rather than spreading to the rest of the scalp, a fine, branny scale appears over the unaffected area.

To treat this condition, we would recommend:

No.2 - Salictlic Acid and Cade Oil Scalp Cream

Directions - Directions for Use: To be applied every other day. Leave on for approximately 20 minutes, rinse off well and shampoo thoroughly
Ingredients - Salicylic Acid, Almond Oil, Glycerine, Cade Oil, Aqua, Cetearyl Alcohol, Preservative
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No.4 - Shampoo with Juniper Oil for Dandruff

Directions - Directions for Use: Wet hair thoroughly and apply shampoo, gently massage into the scalp and leave on for a few minutes before rinsing.
Ingredients - Aqua, Solidium Laureth Sulfate, Mealauryl Sulfate, Cocoamide Mea, Juniper, Panthenol, Citric Acid.
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No.8 - Lotion with Glycerine for Itchy Scalps

Directions - Directions for Use: After washing the hair, towel dry and apply the lotion, either straight from the bottle, or by wetting cotton wool and then applying to the scalp. The lotion is then left on the scalp to allow it to have an ongoing effect until the hair is next washed.
Ingredients - Aqua, Glycerine, Cetramide, Aloe Vera, Piroctone, Olamine, Panthenol, Wheat, Amino Acid.
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We hope this covers everything, but please do not hesitate to contact us on 0207 976 6868 or email info@thewestminsterpractice.com if you are unsure of anything or require further advice regarding your treatment.