Staph infection or fungus for months i had a lesion on top of my head where i fell & hit the blacktop. it did not get better but near the 1st of dec it started running and hair falling out in large chunks. i also started having an ear infection.with no i
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Dermatology 22 years experience
This : This is really difficult to answer without clinically seeing the areas. I would recommend a trip to the dermatologist who can perform both a bacterial and fungal culture of the lesions and/or differentiate the lesions from other possibilities. This should help you arrive at a more definitive diagnosis and help get the proper treatment started. I hope that helps.
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