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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Gray Hair (Definition)

Gray hair is a clinical finding in which a person's hair is gray. This ...Read more


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What causes smelly and itchy hair in children?

What causes smelly and itchy hair in children?

Number of causes: One non-infectious cause can be seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. There are special shampoos that can help with this. Infectious causes can be caused by yeast (fungal) infections such as ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis). Oral medicines and shampoos are used to kill the yeast. ...Read more

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Now i noted like 6 raised skin with hair in it around the anus, itchy...

Now i noted like 6 raised skin with hair in it around the anus, itchy...

Anal skin condition: Unfortunately, can not diagnose this over the computer. You need to get an exam and a diagnosis through viewing the area would be forthcoming. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will scratching my head lightly when it's itchy cause my hair to fall more?

Will scratching my head lightly when it's itchy cause my hair to fall more?

Itchy scalp: Scratching your hair lightly should not cause your hair to fall out but please stop scratching. You could go to a doctor, or, better still, get your hair handled by a good hair stylist. ...Read more

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Found a patch above my neck,a bit itchy where no hair on patch.Is round and red.

Found a patch above my neck,a bit itchy where no hair on patch.Is round and red.

Telogen effluvium.: With telogen effluvium, the spots you develop can be without hair for several months. When the hairs start to grow again, they will of course be very short, but they will regrow to normal length eventually. This growth can take many months however, so patience is needed. Hair grows very slowly, unfortunately. ...Read more

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My balls and pubs are itchy I'm having two hairs come out from the same root and some hair are bigger than others?

My balls and pubs are itchy I'm having two hairs come out from the same root and some hair are bigger than others?

Don't worry: Itchy pubic area is not always pathologic. If you have had unprotected sex you should get evaluated for any sexually transmitted infection. Pubic hairs always vary in size. ...Read more

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Itchy skin in pubic hairs area, i used to shave but stopped because it used to irritate skin.... What should I do?

Itchy skin in pubic hairs area, i used to shave but stopped because it used to irritate skin.... What should I do?

Stop shaving: If you are seeing itchy red bumps in the pubic area, you may be causing folliculitis ( inflammed hair follicles) you can try to stop the itching using a thin layer of 1% Hydrocortisone cram; however you must stop saving for 1-2 weeks and throw your old razor away. See your gyn if itching persisits in the next 7-10 days. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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White Hair (Definition)

White hair lacks pigmentation, and usually ...Read more