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Dr. Laura McMullen answered:

What do you think I have? my scalp looks like the gray patch ringworm at times there has been sores like a rash or a pimple. Also, black little nits like a fruit fly maybe? I feel itchy with scalp, hair feels different like it is nappy in spots, also hard

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From your description, you may have ringworm of the scalp which is actually caused by a fungus, not a worm. Of course, without examining you and sending cultures, I cannot tell for sure what it is. A fungal infection of the scalp is more difficult to treat than fungal infections elsewhere. Treatment usually includes 1-2 months of a prescription oral medication. You should give your doctor a call and have them take a look at it. They will hopefully be able to tell exactly what it is so you can get the proper treatment. Good luck!
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Does grey hair cause itchy scalp?

No

Head-scalp
Seborrhea causes itchiness. Shampoo daily with a dandruff shampoo.
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What can cure my itchy scalp with lots of coarse hair?

Itchy scalp

Water
Lavender oil, eucalyptus oil, avocado oil and German chamomile oil are excellent natural home remedies for Itchy Scalp. Mix these oils in equal proportions and, add some water and finally apply the resultant mixture to heal Itchy Scalp in a natural way.
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Is Vitamin E good to treat itchy scalp and dryness in hair and scalp?

Depends

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If it is seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff) you may need a combination of shampoos and topical treatment. There is also the possibility of scalp psoriasis or something else. Vitamin E may help to a certain extend with the dryness but may not completely address your itch (or the possible underlying condition). Give your Dermatologist a shout!
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Dr. Alan H. Ali answered:

I have some itchy white bumps in my scalp. Is it safe to color my hair?

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Itching
Before coloring, consult a Dermatologist.
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I sleep with my hair wet regularly. Is this the reason why my scalp is always itchy?

Yes

Head-scalp
Going to bed, or just leaving your hair wet after washing or swimming is a common cause of seborrheic dermatitis, where itching is a common symptom. Best to dry your hair to prevent this from occurring.
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Dr. Victor Bonuel answered:

I have small red bumps on my scalp. They're itchy, painful atop thinning hair. What is it?

Get examined

Alopecia
It could be seborrheic dermatitis, folliculitis etc. Only your DR can make an accurate DX. Have a great week. God bless!
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Would Nizoral be the best shampoo to deal with an itchy flaky scalp that's causing hair loss?

Might be

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You have to try it.
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Itchy bumps on scalp when I scratch them they bleed and I'm losing hair in these regions, help!!

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the more your scratch, the more hair you will lose from those spots, you should see your doctor first and they will tell you if seeing a dermatologist is mandated
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I'm have afro carribean hair and my scalp is very flakey, itchy, inflammed and sore. What shampoo's can I use?

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I would try over the counter Nizoral Shampoo or T-Gel shampoo. If the OTC Nizoral shampoo is helpful there is a prescription strength Nizoral Shampoo.
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