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why do I get sores on my head

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See dermatologist: This requires direct visualization by a dermatologist

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Evaluate/rx: These can be triggered by standard bacteria or fungus. You can make an effort to keep the area as clean as possible temporarily, but treatment would r ... Read More
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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Head sores: Treating sores of the scalp depends on the cause, of which there are many. Eczema, psoriasis, seborrhea, fungal/bacterial infection, parasitic infest ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Scalp Folliculitis: The cause of scalp folliculitis is not well understood. It is generally considered to be an inflammatory reaction to components of the hair follicle, ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Diagnosis?: Small sores could be mini-abcesess,.follicular problems(dont know if you shave the area)or molluscum contagiosum,as they are growing.Fungal?A GP consu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Ooh!: You certainly want to see your doc to have this checked out. You are young and you do not want to into any serious trouble. No reason to wait. Check w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Likely eczema: This is an area where the skin can thicken then crack. The main treatment is to treat the area several times a week to prevent the thickening and cra ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Call physician: He may want to add a strong topical antibiotic cream or ointment.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
White vinnegar: Excellent for cleaning dilute. 50/50 with water half hour soak. Rinse copius amounts of water.

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