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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
Cervical adenopathy for more than 1.5 months not changed in size .No other symptom , before having inflammed rash on scalp , havong a dog at home .?!
Chronic cervical: Adenopathy in an adult should be biopsied. You should see an otolaryngologist to make that determination. ...Read more
I've been really irritated with my scalp. I don't quite know how to explain my symptoms and all I have been going thru. I am so uncomfortable?
Yes: I was originally taught that this was a dry skin condition. I have seen many treatments come and go. The current theory is that this is a fungal infection. It frequently gets better when treated with a mild antifungal cream, such as lotriminaf. Talk with your provider about how often and for how long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 y old child have multiple pustules & boils on face & scalp since 1 wk, baby is otherwise well. Other child in house have similar s & s. Diagnosis?
Neurology consult: You could be having a kind of neuropathic pain disorder. Best would be consult a neurologist to rule out any underlying condition and make a management plan. Treatment options include use of medications, mainly anti-epileptics and anti-depressants. Bio-behavioral therapies including relaxation therapy can help (pain psychologist). ...Read more
No real criteria: Typical appearance would suffice for diagnosis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Thanks guys for helping. I was told certain places do hair drug test for up to 3months if from the scalp but for body hair one year why is this ?
Body hair: The growth rates for body are considerably slower than the hair from your head. Most body hair is replaced in about one year. It is challenging to precisely represent the time period of a standard screen with body hair so substances may be detected in body hair for up to 1 year after the substance left the blood stream. www.ipassedmydrugtest.com/hair_drug_test_faq.asp best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
35 y female . Severe burning scalp pain & hair loss . Normal thyroid &chemistry blood tests .Best management?
Dermatologist: If you have access to a skin doctor, i would recommend you see one. ...Read more
Skin scraping: A scraping can typicaly be done in your doctors office and examined under a microscope. For difficult cases sometimes a small biopsy can be taken and sent to a pathologist for staining and more close examination. Scalp fungi (or involving any hair) can typically require medicine by mouth (not shampoos, lotions, etc) to clear up completely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer