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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Is itchy scalp related to hyperthyroid?

Is itchy scalp related to hyperthyroid?

Unlikely: But since thyroid affects every organ, process and reaction in your body -- anything is possible. If it goes away when your thyroid problem is corrected, then it was related. Hyperthyroidism can cause dry skin, which could possibly cause an itchy scalp, but so can many other more common scalp problems. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if my scalp is bleeding and how do I get rid of dandruff?

Could you tell me what happens if my scalp is bleeding and how do I get rid of dandruff?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This will give you the best answer. ...Read more

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I have a brownish pinkish pimple like on my scalp since I was 14, I am 23 years old now the pimle hasn't been growing nor bleeding its just there and I only have that one in almost near my hair line. What Could this be?

I have a brownish pinkish pimple like on my scalp since I was 14, I am 23 years old now the pimle hasn't been growing nor bleeding its just there and I only have that one in almost near my hair line. What Could this be?

A million things!: Could be any one of a million things. More than likely, it is nothing to worry about. A pimple is usually an infections process, so I'm not sure it is a pimple that has lasted 9 years. Please contact a Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon to put your mind at rest. ...Read more

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How can I stop bleeding from the scalp?

How can I stop bleeding from the scalp?

Rich blood supplied : If from trauma, as the scalp is tightly stretched over the skull bones with less contractility of the opened up blood vessels , in most of the areas of scalp it will be tough to control bleeding without hemostatic sutures er /pcp office if it is a big wound/bleeding is profuse, u r anxious, feel weak, dizzy etc.Ifwound is small good applic.Of pr.With clean dressing/cloth, ice application helps. ...Read more

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Had a scalp cyst removed in October. Now where it was removed it's bleeding and puss. Is that normal?

Had a scalp cyst removed in October. Now where it was removed it's bleeding and puss. Is that normal?

No: This is consistent with an infection at the site of the cyst removal and it should be evaluated by the physician who removed it. A culture may be taken and, while waiting for results, you may be started on warm applications, antibiotic ointment as well as antibiotics by mouth. ...Read more

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I have bloody sores on my scalp that are painful they will scab over then start bleeding again what could this be caused from have had it a few mon?

Medical evaluation: See you are on Permethrin & clindamycin. Have you been treated for some form of parasites? Also note abscess and surgical drainage? What was the cause/ offending germ? I think that you will need a physician who has a thorough knowledge of your overall condition, your diagnoses & your medications to pull this together. Infectious disease? Dermatology? ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

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


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more