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Dry Scaly Patches On Scalp
I have dry scaly patches on my scalp. Head&shoulders doesn't work. My beautician said its psoriasis of the scalp. What should I use?
See below: See your dermatologist. You may need prescription for topical corticosteriods to treat this. ...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
My son has this scab growing on his scalp . He's 3 yrs old . It's very dry and scaly white .. It's sticking to his hair .. What could this be ?
My face is always dry and scaly even after using just water, and i've been losing hair with a red scalp. I also am having head pains.
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. ...Read more
My scalp near forehead is dry scaly non itchy. And wen i scratch it it reveals reddened skin is it scalp psoriasis i hv few lesions on my lower back?
Irregularly shaped dry scaly dime sized patch appeared on back. Dark brown w/few light parts. Not itchy. Wont go away. Should I be concerned? Thanks.
Have it checked: Any new rash that is worrying you should be seen by an MD. Since it's hard to look at your back each day it's best to have a professional help determine if it's anything to be concerned about - especially if you have a history of lots of sun exposure to your back over the years. Good luck! ...Read more
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