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Scalp psoriasis is an itchy, scaly rash that often extends beyond the hairline. It can be tricky to treat. Scratching can worsen the condition. And your hair can prevent medicine from reaching your scalp.
To improve the look and feel of your scalp:
If your scalp psoriasis is severe, you might need medicine in the form of an injection. Light therapy also might be helpful. Talk with your health care provider to see what treatment might work best for you.
Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D.
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