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After hair loss head is red and sore

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Joined: Jan 2010

Now that most of my hair is gone,my head is sore & itchy. It gets especially sore when I wear my wig for hours. any ideas how to relieve this discomfort.

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Joined: Oct 2009

I don't know about sore and itchy, but you should be wearing a wig cap under your wig to help keep it in place and to keep wig net clean longer. You can get wig cap in any wig store. I prefer the mesh ones because they have more traction when it connects with wig net. Most wig caps are like stocking caps and they tend to slide.

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Posts: 72
Joined: Jan 2010

To help with scalp soreness, I've been using cocoa butter soap on my head. Radiation doctor suggested for my chest and boob area where I am receiving radiation..it works well on my scalp.

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