I'm in the process of making an appointment with a dermatologist, but would like some advice in the mean time. Both psoriasis and eczema run in my family. Due to my skin being red, dry, and itchy, I use non-soap cleansers to wash my body and face. I constantly get bumps that are like pimples on my scalp. Shampoos that have tea tree oil seem to help. Other than using cleansers and shampoos that aren't harsh, is there anything else I should be doing? I will use lotions to stay moisturized as well, but everything seems to last for only a few hours. Thanks for your time.View Thread
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