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A 25-year-old male asked:

How do i take care of head skin inflammation/irritation? it does not look like dandruff and very itchy. when i scratch, thick dandrufflike white paches fall off. my hair is falling off. pliz help. its been about a month

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Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See your doc: If you hair is actually breaking off, that may be a sign of a fungal infection. You should be evaluated in person for testing and treatment. Hope this helps!

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Last updated May 11, 2015

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