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A 23-year-old male asked:

what's the difference between scalp psoriasis and dermatitis? : i have itching on eyebrow/pubes/scalp & losing bit of hair on head, also bit flakey!

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Dermatitis is a nonspecific term that applies to virtually any rash. See a dermatologist for the correct diagnosis and treatment.

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Lately i've had skin rashes and itchiness. Should I use calamine lotion or aloe?

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Are adolescent kids more susceptible to fungal skin infections

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Some are...: Superfiical fungal infections are common but may be more likely in people who sweat a lot, especially in sports or play. Sweaty skin (wet/moist skin) is more likely to "growth" fungus.

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