Scaling of scalp is seen in Scalp Psoriasis
or Seborrheic dermatitis
) of the scalp.
Both of them can present with scales, itching and hairloss.
But the scales that bleed on removal is more in favour of scalp Psoriasis.
Does she have scaling in other areas like elbow, knees etc? If so it also favours Psoriasis.
Yes, scalp psoriasis can be treated. Usually to start with doctors will give you shampoos with salicylic acid
and coal tar. If severe, then oral medications will be prescribed. How ever some difficult to treat cases are also seen!
Before concluding, please do visit a dermatologist
, get the diagnosis confirmed and follow his advice.
Hope my answer helps you.