I usually wash my hair with a medicated coal-tar shampoo which I get on prescription. Hi, I found that cocois really worked on my scalp psoriasis. When my psoriasis is really bad, I am putting some olive oil on my scalp like a mask that I keep on all day – you have to be sure that you won’t have to go out though!;) And then I wash it off with T/Gel and mostly the coldest water I can take as hot water makes it worse. Hi, I have found that washing your hair in cold water helps alot. I found that synalar gel worked well,i am clear in my scalp at the moment (fingers crossed) and have been for a couple of years. It was always a chore to use Sebco, Cocois etc and i always had to leave it overnight then get up about 2 hours early to make sure it was washed out before going to work. I keep trying out any treatments hoping I can someday find a miracle control measure that could keep me sane – well just a little:). It really does work and I want to share it with you:D. I’ve used so many different creams but can honestly say cocois was the best for my scalp it just smelt really bad and made my hair so greasy so couldn’t use it everyday but when I could it would release the scale from my head and then would just need to comb it all out. Hi I’m 15 my mom has scalp psoriasis but I always had Just a little dandruff that never bothered me but last night after washing my hair that night the back of my scalp started to sting and lots of dry hard flakes at the back of scalp.
When I went to Mexico in 2005 I took several tubes of Cocois with me. At the end of 2009 my psoriasis completely disappeared, and didn’t return. A bit unlucky because only two treatments have ever really worked. This is simply my personal experience of living with scalp psoriasis. Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition in which the affected skin cells turnover at an abnormally high rate, resulting in the build up of skin plaques or scales which become very dry, itchy and crusty. The other thing that changed more recently (I m talking the last 2-3yrs) was that I finally found a treatment regimen that seemed to work for my scalp psoriasis. I’ve never actually tried to wash out the Cocois ointment with just regular shampoo and if I’m honest I couldn’t tell you whether it’s the Cocois ointment that’s working or the Ceanel shampoo or whether it’s the combination of the two. I feel like I’ve had glimpses of this when my scalp is relatively clear at times because I have less of a tendency to pick at my head but still I have this terrible habit of scanning my scalp with my fingertips until i find something-anything to pick at, and then. Be aware that it will probably itch as it is working, so when you wake up it WILL be very itchy but this is normal. Hi Ellie, I think Cocois cream is available in the U.K. perhaps even at retail.
It has really flared up just now, using T-Gel shampoo usually soothes it but not this time. I suffer with psoriasis head to toe and I get it pretty bad in my scalp. Cocois was great but it seems to be unavailable at the moment so the alternative our gp offers is Sebco. Hi I understand what you are going through and it is awful, I find some foods effect my itching and so i avoid them, the best thing to do is to get lots of Vitamin D ( yes hard in UK lol) but you can get this from juice or fruits and veg and drink lots of water. Working and Childcare. My husband gets load on his which goes when his hair is kept really short. Having suffered 10 years of this before going onto intensive treatment I found nothing over the counter worked. Cocois ointment and Dovonex, however, the scalp and nape of the neck are the only areas which seem to have stayed permanent for me since first diagnosis yonks ago when I was in primary school. Hi that must be very stressful, I had something similar and it gets you down sometimes. This routine was time consuming and something I found to be distressing, using the treatments in the morning and at night meant I was ruining bed sheets, clothes and was very uncomfortable, school also became more uncomfortable as a result and therefore I began to find my psoriasis hard to cope with. I stopped using Cocois as my scalp had improved slightly and I also stopped using Elecon cream as my face became manageable. Within a short period of time this was the first treatment that really worked, my skin began to clear up and for the first time I was in control of my psoriasis. 200 – – – – Princes Electricals Wem High Street, Wem, Shropshire.
Hey there I have psoriasis on my scalp too. if people think its dandruff let them think it because they probably dontknow what psoriasis is. No bleeding, no itching and a very smoothe feeling forehead. I like, but I find that it gets left on the scalp, and the shampoo doesn’t work as well. When it is really bad around the hair line and travels to my eyebrows, I use a MG217 ointment that stinks to high heaven. Hi ive had this for a few years and it has recently cleared up but there are a few factors but im not sure which it is. My scalp has sores now and often my hair is matted with blood. Is Cocois helpful for Scalp Psoriasis? can Cocois cause Scalp Psoriasis? My daughter has scalp psoriasis and we have tried seemingly everything. She was prescribed cocois – coal tar cream you put on the scalp, leave overnight, then wash out in the morning. I haven’t found a natural method that has worked for me (i.e. diets, etc.) Topical steroids worked for me until about a year or so ago (when I was 20). Hi Momtrying! Cutting out hot water really helped me manage things a bit better. I can’t seem to find anything that clears up whats remained so if anyones got any tips for me they would be greatly appreciated. After I’d tried hosptal creams, I cleared my psoriasis with natural oils. I’ve searched this topic and read previous threads, I just wondered if there’s been any advances Thank you hi, if your refeing to scalp psoriasis i used to work in a salon, i had this lady that come in twice a week, she had it really bad, i washed her hair with paul mitchel tea tree shampoo every time she come in, it went within 3 weeks, she said she had it a long time, and could not belive i had got rid of it for her!!. I used polytar liquid which is really good and something called cocois ointment from the docs and that was amazing stuff! Smells disgusting but definately worth it! x. Hi everyone, I have had scalp psoriasis for almost 4 years now. Is Cocois ointment something I can get at the store or does it have to be prescribed? I started rubbing jojoba oil into my patches on my scalp right after I get out of the shower its been working pretty well for a couple months now. I’m glad my hair can cover up the redness but it’s frustrating having all the flakes and people just assume that I have bad dandruff that I do not take care of..when really it’s this awful skin condition.
One thing I found helped my scalp is argan oil – rub it into the scalp itself. My psoriasis gets worse during every pms, I get new patches and old ones get worse. Anonymous SENT: For those wondering of any treatments for scalp psoriasis, Cocois is a really excellent tar based, coconut hair treatment that I’ve had prescribed for about ten years (I use it on and off or whenever my head seems to be getting very dry/flaky) it has a 2 hour recommendation but I like to leave it on for as long as possible. Hi Wooley, I wouldn’t have asked my GP about a prescription so you have probably saved me a packet. I haven’t as I only have plaque P on my scalp, and I think it is actually designed for use on the scalp. I just decided to order the cocois today for my scalp psoriasis upon your recommendation on this site. I find the cocois much more effective in clearing my scalp. Not only did it make no difference to my scalp, it gave me really fine dandruff which I didn’t have before I started. I suffer with psoriasis on my head when I am stressed or ill, and I find that Nizoral didn’t really touch it. The best thing I have ever used is called Cocois. It is an organic shampoo that really seems to be working great for me. Hi, I’m Meg.