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I have thick itchy scalpe that i pick at the back of my head in hair, my hair dresser said its not red is it psoriasis, should i go to the doctor? ty

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Dermatologist: Psoriasis of the scalp can produce that thick scaly type of skin patches. Scalp psoriasis is stubborn and requires daily treatments to clear it. I recommend that you consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.
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