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Recurring itchy boils on the scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi XXX
User :   hello doctor,
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   yes, I have small boiles and itching on my scalp,
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ;
User :   27, m, XXX
Doctor :   How long have you had this problem?
User :   3-4 months
User :   i have on medication now, If i use the medicines for a month,
Doctor :   have you taken any medication?
Doctor :   ok..
User :   it will fine and again it comes back,
Doctor :   is the itching very bad- do you use your nails/ some other object to scratch your scalp?
User :   sometimes, yes,
Doctor :   have you seen a dermatologist?
User :   yes, i am on his medication,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you might have sebhorric dermatitis
Doctor :   It seems you have moved away from the chat; I am closing this window; Pls get back if you need any help
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