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What causes tiny round spots on scalp that are bleeding? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:Hi
Doctor:Hi
User:My scalp is very unhealthy
Doctor:ok
User:I have tiny round XXXXXXX on all over my scalp and when I press them, they bleed
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Do you have dandruff?
User:This problem is there for 3 years at least
Doctor:ok
User:No, I don't have dandruff
Doctor:Do you have hair loss?
User:I had dandruff when I was a kid...but not now.
User:No hair loss as such..
Doctor:Do you have itching?
User:My hairs are strong and little wavy..
User:yes
User:I feel like itching and when I find those small XXXXXXX on my scalp, I press them
Doctor:Are you using any creams?
User:they bleed and sometimes that yellow pus also comes out from them
User:I don't use hair creams, and rarely use hair oil
Doctor:ok
User:I used straightening cream sometimes in the past
Doctor:ok
User:This problem is vanished or goes away in the winter season
Doctor:Ok
User:but as the season changes to summer, I start getting these all over my scalp and sometimes on my forehead too
Doctor:It could be mostly due to dryness
Doctor:Dry scalp more prone to infection
User:hmm...I use hair oil rarely...like twice in a month\
Doctor:ok
User:so what can I do to prevent these
User:is it skin infection?
Doctor:have you done blood sugar levels recently?
User:I used Safi blood purifier many times
User:No, i didn't
Doctor:Mostly it seems hair folliculitis
User:When I drink Safi for about a week, I get some relief from this problem but that's only temporary
Doctor:or it could be fungal infection
Doctor:Ok
User:oh okay...this problem has been for years now
Doctor:You can use anti fungal shampoo Ketoconazole Shampoo,usually it is effective
User:I used Betadine shampoo once but that didn't help me
Doctor:or you can apply anti fungal cream
User:okay, is it Betadine or what's the brand name of the shampoo or cream?
Doctor:but do not press, pus can spread into other area and cause more lesions
User:oh okay...it itches a lot so I do it...I will not press them now
Doctor:am not sure about brand names but you will get the shampoo and cream at pharamcy
User:Should I get my blood sugar level checked?
Doctor:Yes,in some cases high sugars can cause this
User:Ok, I will ask for an anti-fungal shampoo and cream at the chemist shop
User:Oh okay, so it's better that I get the sugar level checked...
User:and apply oil more often?
Doctor:If your symptoms do not improve after using these better visit a dermatologist
Doctor:do not apply oil all the time
User:oh okay, sure
Doctor:you can apply 1 hour before wash
User:Yes, that seems good
User:I will use these and see if I get some relief...
Doctor:and wash your hair often,it will wash off oragnisims
User::)
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
Doctor:Wish you a good health
User:Yes, I was my hair regularly...daily
User:*wash
User:no more queries
Doctor:this is not serious issue
User:Thanks Dr.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:Thanks bye :)
Doctor:bye
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