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A 41-year-old female asked:

Is scalp fungal infection obvious in physical exam by derm? have hair loss- not itchy,scalp clean. see alot fuzz on brush- should i ask for a culture?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ans: There is a pattern to the scalp if it is fungus. Best to see your doctor. You do not necessarily need a culture just a good doctor

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