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Symptoms of scalp psoriasis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   HI
User :   well for the past 4 months my head has been itching and i now its not dandruff or lice
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any rash?
User :   it only itches at night and it is worse
User :   no
Doctor :   How often do you wash your hair?
User :   evry day
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   it keeps me up at night
Doctor :   Is there any scales or flakes in your hair?
User :   flakes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is there any rash elsewhere on your body?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you consulted a dermatologist?
User :   no
User :   but i have tryed medicated sampoo that my hairstyler recommended
User :   but it is not working
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suspect that it could be a condition called scalp psoriasis
Doctor :   I suggest that you consult a dermatologist
User :   is it serios
Doctor :   It takes a very long time to regress
Doctor :   You should get that checked out
User :   ok
Doctor :   You would need strong medicines
User :   i will go tommorrow thank you doctor
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User :   bye
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