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Skin infection due to dry scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Hi doctor
User :   I have been suffering froma skin infection from 2 months
User :   its kind of dandruff
User :   but completely dry scalp
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I attended a doctor in manipal and she sd it could be due to stress
User :   said that after 20 days she would like to dod a biopsy
User :   skin biopsy
Doctor :   Ok
User :   So shall i go ahead and get it done
Doctor :   Is it skin or scalp biopsy
User :   scalp biopsy
Doctor :   Ok
What is the medication she prescribed right now?
User :   eumolene
User :   eumosone M
User :   Fungitor ointment for scalp
User :   Johnson Baby shampoo
Doctor :   ok
User :   do you think it is something serious that she is not willing to tell me
Doctor :   Ok she must be thinking in terms of fungal infection
Doctor :   The fungal antibiotics takes minimum of 15 to 20 days to respond
Doctor :   So if she does nt feel any difference the scalp biopsy and the sensitivity is the next step
User :   ok
User :   thank you so much for the advice
Doctor :   I would sugest yoiui to go with the doct or advice
User :   i will wait for 2 weeks and get back if i have any queries
User :   ok
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