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Can a hair sample/culture determine whether or not you have scalp fungus?

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Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
Scalp fungus: A culture is costly and unnecessary. It is possible to do a microscopic prep to visualize fungal structures. However, a competent doc can usually recognize fungal lesions .

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Last updated Oct 28, 2015

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