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Chronic Scalp Folliculitis
Same thing.: Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory disorder of the hair follicles in the scalp, and is also sometimes called "acne necrotica", which is why it is sometimes confused with acne, which does not occur on the scalp (except along the frontal hairline). In other words, the condition often called "scalp acne" is actually folliculitis, or inflammation/infection of hair follicles. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Best treatment for scalp seborreic dermatitits?? Pls tell?
And can seborreic deematitis cause hair to fall in bunches with irritation coz of oil?
I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp. Can the heat from hair dryers affect hair growth or seborrheic dermatitis?
No: Several shampoos are effective and widely available. OK to shampoo every day. ...Read more
Doxycycline and Topical Clobetasol Propionate for guttate psoriasis flare-up, back and shoulders have stubborn & unresponsive "folliculitis" now?
I'm sorry: but this is the type of specific problem about which helpful advice can only be given if a specialist in psoriasis has the opportunity to examine you and your skin and review comprehensively what treatment has been given and it's effectiveness. Only then can further suggestions for treatment be given. Please continue working with your Dermatologist or get a 2nd opinion. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3yr history maculopapular rash around both hip at flexural area(asis), scaly, puritic, hyperpigment excoriated from chronic scrathcin keeps recurring, help?
Chronic Scalp infection with hairfall & lymphoplamacytes infiltrate in subepithlial stroma. Which infection is it? Please tell?
Can my sinus inflammation, tinea versicolor, mild but chronic yeast infections and hidradenitis under my armpits be related?
Maybe: There may be some idiosyncracies of your immune system that help tie these things together. But none of it strikes me as warranting an extensive immune workup. ...Read more
Yes: It can certainly cause hair to good in to its resting phase called telophase. It could take up to 6 months to return to the active growth phases. ...Read more
Hypersensitive scalp, constant redness, dandruff, white beads on follicles, mild itch/burn, hair loss. Biopsy neg. for yeast and inflamm. Please help!
Repeat biopsy: especially if no lymphocytic cells or neutrophilic cells are seen on the biopsy. Your symptoms signify inflammation, so it should have been reflected on the pathology report. Of course, using a dandruff heavy shampoo formula may be effective too, along with stopping any chemicals that you may be using to treat your hair style. ...Read more
No: No they are not related.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im suffering from itchy skin on face neck scalp and behind ears.small pimples which looks like skin rash.i used Dermovate ointment, it reappear again?
Dermatology: consultation. You may need a skin scaping for diagnosis and formal allergy testing. ...Read more
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