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Fluid discharge from the scalp after itching. Need cure

i have sensitive skin problem. especially on my scalp . it was all started when I scratched too much on my scalp and the next day it getting worst and worst. then after 3 days, liquid start coming out from my scalp every time i lay down or sleep. so the next day, i decided to wrap my head with towel and then sleep, even though my scalp is still sore i just keep sleeping then the next day, the liquid that came out from my scalp frozen and leave some liquid stain on my towel.. so i leave my towel on the chair and after 7 hours, there are so many ants grouping in the towel, as if the liquid is actually sweet :( maybe at night the ants bite my scalp after all this time? And its been a week now.
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Hello dear, this looks like an allergic reaction. And after you itched a lot it became infected and started oozing due to development of eczema. You need to apply a mild steroid shampoo. Sebowash will be a good option. Also take some antihistamine tablet. Regarding ants getting attracted to your secretion. It is indeed a very good observation. Usually in diabetic pt ant get attracted. So please get your blood sugar checked.
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Answered: Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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