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found 1 black bug in my hair while combing it out

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Lice?: These could be lice. Have your doctor look at them and advise you accordingly. Quellada isn’t one of the preparations you could try

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Lice?U can look: up a picture of Head Lice.This requires treatment.There are some over the counter meds.Consult with your pharmacist.Your whole household is likely exp ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes: Ask someone to take a look. Head lice are usually obvious. But be careful to avoid compulsive obsessions about things no one else can find.
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
This : This is very challenging to answer without a clinical picture and seeing in person. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for further evaluation ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Root tip=TE: Telogen effluvium can have root tips with gentle tug of hair. Find the trigger responsible for TE- eg- Menopause, lack of Iron, Vid D or other hormona ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Most common cause: is a MAJOR stress 4-6 months ago: delivered baby, death in family, relationship issue, illness
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bug in hair: Possible tick. Please see a health care professional to have it removed. The can carry various types of infections that can linger. Peace and good h ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hair Color: Besides dyeing your hair there is nothing to do to change your genetics and to change your hair color.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Crater: If this area is near your genitals, it could represent an infection from HSV2 (herpes), syphilis or chancroid. In other areas, it may be a remnant fro ... Read More

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