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Scales on scalp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello doc!
Doctor :  
User :   is this a real person... ??
User :   or a bot?
Doctor :   I
Doctor :   Please say your query
User :   ok

User :   i'm having scales like formation on my scalp
User :   heloooooooooooooooooo doc!!!
User :   buzzzz
Doctor :   Since
Doctor :   when do you have
Doctor :   this
User :   2-3 years
Doctor :   Do yo uhave itchingtoo
User :   not much
Doctor :   Do you have dandruff
Doctor :   Do you have hair loss?
Doctor :   are you there
User :   i think it started as dandruff and the scales gott bigger and larger
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont have hair loss
Doctor :   DId you use XXXXXXXX medication
Doctor :   or shampoos
User :   selsun
Doctor :   Ok how long you are using it
User :   1 year.... but not regularly...
Doctor :   I suspect some chronic infection on youir scalp causing the flakes
User :   ok
Doctor :   it could be a fungal infection which is ressitant to your selsun
Doctor :   shampoo
User :   what can i do about it?
User :   yes....
Doctor :   and it no longer cures it
User :   k
Doctor :   You need a physical assessement of what type of infections it could be
Doctor :   So i would say to get a PE by a dermatologist
Doctor :   OK
User :   ok

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