Causes and Treatment of Scalp Pimples

You have seen pimples on the face and the scalp but do you know that they can develop on the scalp too. Usually we do not notice pimples on the scalp because of hair cover. Sometimes you feel the pain on the scalp because of the infection. As compare to neck, back or face, our scalp is less prone to develop pimples. Scalp pimples are not common and only few people face this problem. There are some causes of scalp pimples but the main cause is clogged hair follicles. The basic factors of clogged hair follicles are high stress level, imbalance of hormones, poor nutrition, lack of sleep, allergy due to some medications, using chemical rich hair care products etc. Head sweating is also responsible for scalp pimples as it creates the atmosphere over the scalp to grow up pimples easily. It is said that the hair care products that contains harsh chemicals in excess amount can make your condition worsen. These are some of the causes of scalp pimples and now let’s know the treatment of scalp pimples.

How to Get Rid of Scalp Pimples: Most of times we have seen that scalp pimples disappear on their own in few days but it does not happen with all. Some people require proper treatment to get rid of this problem. If the pimples on the scalp are painful then you need immediate medical help to control this problem otherwise your condition may get worsen. For milder condition you can use home remedies as they are proved helpful to get rid of milder scalp pimples. Below we have mentioned some tips about how to treat scalp pimples.

Anti-Dandruff Shampoo: In some cases we have noticed that anti-dandruff shampoo works wonderfully on scalp pimples. However this remedy is useful only for mild scalp pimples. There is no need to use any kind of hair conditioner after using anti-dandruff shampoo so keep it away from the hair.

Salicylic Acid: For the mild scalp pimples one should use Salicylic Acid containing products. The products that contain Salicylic Acid are really wonderful to get rid of itchy, mild pimples. Shampoo that contains Salicylic Acid is also a great choice to choose over other shampoos as it is helpful to prevent scalp pimples. Some people use sulfur products for scalp acne but this is harmful one can face serious side effects that cannot be repair.

Consultation with Doctor: If someone is having extremely bad, itchy and painful scalp pimples then it is best to consult with your doctor. Your physician will examine this problem and may provide you some antibiotic, anti- acne medications. These medications can be in the form of pills that you can take orally or in the form of lotion that you can use externally directly on your scalp. Hormonal therapy is also suggested but this is recommended only in the case of chronic pimples.

Home Remedies: There are some home remedies that can be used to treat scalp pimples in a natural way. The list of home remedies is listed below. Have a look.

Lemon Juice: Lemon juice is very helpful to get rid of scalp pimples. For this mix few spoons of lemon juice in the equal quantity of water and apply on your scalp. Instead of plain water you can use rose water also as it works as a remedy on your scalp.

Apple Cider Vinegar: This product is used in so many treatments including scalp pimples. For pimples, mix equal amount of apple cider vinegar and water and apply the mixed liquid on your scalp. This mixed liquid is also helpful for maintaining the PH balance of the scalp.

Tea Tree Oil: It can be used in the diluted form by mixing the same quantity of tea tree oil in to the equal quantity of water. Being rich in anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties this oil is also helpful in alleviating the pimples problems. Mix few drops of essential oil in water and apply on your scalp. Then wash your scalp after 2 to 3 hours with an anti-dandruff shampoo.

These are some of the basic treatments of scalp pimples and scalp pimples are not a cause of worry. You can stay away from this problem by maintaining healthy diet, healthy lifestyle and avoid chemical rich hair care products like shampoos and conditioners and go for natural hair care products.