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I m 16 year old female and i have a dandruff like small spot (about 1in) in my head .when i remove it my skin turns pinkish. is it dermatitis ???

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Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 41 years experience
Eczema or psoriasis: I am not a dermatologist and not an expert on skin conditions. However, this sounds like either eczema or psoriasis. When you have the patch but before you scrape it, make an appointment with a dermatologist.
Dr. James Bottiggi
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Psoriasis?: Family history of psoriasis? Bleeds when scale picked off?? Any lesions on elbows/knees? Growing size? could be fungal if hair loss present. Get checked to make diagnosis

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Last updated May 29, 2014

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