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dandruff spots on scalp

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazima Latif
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Pimples on the scalp: It sounds like scalp folliculitis.Treatment mostly consist of anti inflammatory and anti bacterial creams and oral antibiotics as well.Topical steroid ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Meanwhile get in the shower every day with a dandruff shampoo. There are many. Tar, salicylic acid, selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, zinc pyrithione ar ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds: like PSORIASIS of the scalp...just a thought but see your Primary Care Provider for confirmation! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Fungal infection of the skin may cause hair loss. It would be prudent to consult a dermatologist.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Neuritis: scalp nerve irritation can occur for many reasons: old shingles/chickenpox, use of hot air dryers, certain hair products, aggressive brushing or groom ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Perkins
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
Consult your PCP: Good day, thank you for your question! I would strongly suggest you consult your primary care physician for them to evaluate you.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Suspect pityrosporum: This is a fungus that can trigger this stuff. Ask your physician about a ketoconazole shampoo.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fung ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Human only parasite: Head lice are a human specific parasite meaning it has no non-human carriers like bugs or animals.It lives off human blood ,feeding several times a da ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Seborrhea: What you are describing sounds like seborrheic dermatitis. This rash is caused by yeast overgrowth on the skin and scalp. We commonly call this dand ... Read More
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