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Continuous itching problem on scalp. Remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:hello doc
Doctor:Please go ahead with your query
User:i have continous etching problem in my scalp from past few days
User:i have also been to a dermatologist
User:but its not been much effective
Doctor:What is the cause tolod?
User:also there has been noticeable hair fall from that portion after etching
Doctor:Do you have dandruff?
User:no cause mentioned may be danddruff
Doctor:No head lice?
Doctor:scaling of skin of scalp?
User:the etching is in a particular area on scalp from where now thinning of hair is observed
Doctor:Did you notice any skin lesions in that area?
User:no only reddiness is seen
Doctor:Do you have any skin lesions in any other area of body?
Doctor:Redness means that the area is inflammed
Doctor:That is leading to shedding of hair
Doctor:Mostly if we are able to find the cause of redness and treat it
Doctor:the hair will grow back
Doctor:What are the medicines that you have been trying?
User:right now i m supposed to use the medic name mometasone furoate lotion for etching and "noskurf "
Doctor:Since this medicine had no effect
User:no not exactly
Doctor:It means that it is not allergic in nature
User:facing the same regular problem .
Doctor:There may be some other cause to it
Doctor:How long has it been there?
Doctor:Can you send me a photo of the lesion?
Doctor:It is hard to figure the nature of lesion without examining it
User:yes ..
Doctor:Please send it at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:Address it to my name
Doctor:Dr Vaishalee
User:ok will send but what do you think can be the reason?? and what do you suggest as treatment??
Doctor:It seemed like a dermatitis
Doctor:But it can have many causes
Doctor:Thus a photo will help
Doctor:Usually steroidal preparations like the one prescribed already works for dermatitis
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