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I have had a problem with hair loss for years now it really bad, my scalp itches really bad and its dry hard patches in my scalp that i can't get off!?

I have had a problem with hair loss for years now it really bad, my scalp itches really bad and its dry hard patches in my scalp that i can't get off!?

Seborrhea : The problem could be a condition called seborrhea , associated with scales and itchiness on. The scalp and eyebrows. In some cases this may be associated with elevated testosterone levels. You should first see a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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I have a dry scalp which itches severe after washing hair.I have hair loss too. I'm planning to use 5% Minoxidil.Can I use Tgel and minox together?

I have a dry scalp which itches severe after washing hair.I have hair loss too. I'm planning to use 5% Minoxidil.Can I use Tgel and minox together?

Can use both : T-gel can be used once to twice per week. While Minoxidil must be used twice per day. I can't say if you will have any problems with using them both using that schedule. Of course washing off the Minoxidil every day soon after applying you will not benefit from it even if you are only a washing with water. ...Read more

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Scalp itching thining hair loss, how to stop it?

Scalp itching thining hair loss, how to stop it?

See dermatologist: It sounds like you should see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. There are many possibilities from infection, to inflammatory, to autoimmune conditions. A biopsy may be required. ...Read more

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I have suffered long yrs in which my scalp is deteriorated,itching,hair loss,bleeding,white powder and swelling. could u forward ur solution?

I have suffered long yrs in which my scalp is deteriorated,itching,hair loss,bleeding,white powder and swelling. could u forward ur solution?

See a Dermatologist: You could have a scalp infection. But there are many various conditions that might be causing your problem. You really need to be examined by a specialist to find the answer. He or she may be able to tell right away, by the appearance of your scalp, the cause of your condition. ...Read more

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Rapid hair loss over 3 months all over top of head (recent itching) , No probs on blood tests..how can this be normal at 19 (fit with balanced diet)?

Rapid hair loss over 3 months all over top of head (recent itching) , No probs on blood tests..how can this be normal at 19 (fit with balanced diet)?

Dermatologists: I would consult a dermatologist to evaluate you for your hair loss. Thyroid disorders need to be ruled out. The dermatologist can tell what type of hair loss you have,what it may be due to,whether it's temporary and may be able to prescribe treatment for it. Some cases of premature alopecia are genetic. ...Read more

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I'm using 2/* ketaconozole shampoo daily to treat sebhoeric dermatitis for abt two months. There is still bit flaking +itching, hair loss. What to do?

I'm using 2/* ketaconozole shampoo daily to treat sebhoeric dermatitis for abt two months. There is still bit flaking +itching, hair loss. What to do?

Change it up: It may be time to supercharge your treatment and add additional or different products. If the symptoms have persisted and you are seeing hair loss you should consult with your dermatologist about using a topical steroid such as kenalog (triamcinolone). ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more