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Scaly, pimples on the scalp causing hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hair Loss
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   actually for the last couple of years am having pimples in my head
User :   due to that hairs are falling continously
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this problem?
User :   since 2006
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you used any medications for this?
User :   i used so many medicines before 6 months now i have stopped it completely
User :   bcoz nothing worked out
Doctor :   ok
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User :   age -24 gender male occupation-xxxxxx location xxxxxx unmarried weight 80kg height 5'10"
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is any rash present on any other part of your body?
User :   no yaaah sometimes same type of pimples coming in chest as well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any scaling?
User :   scaling means
Doctor :   any scales or flakes falling from your skin?
User :   no no
User :   in head its like that but not incase of chest
Doctor :   ok
User :   itching irritation & due to that am having headaches
Doctor :   any tests you underwent?
User :   yaaah both bp as well as sugar its normal only doctor said at tat time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what medicines have you used till now?
Doctor :   can you name a few if possible?
User :   hmmm i forgot its now 6 months naa
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you using anything right now?
User :   no only head & shoulders shampoo
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you get yourself re-evaluated
Doctor :   by a dermatologist as it looks like a
Doctor :   fungal or bacterial infection
Doctor :   you need physical evaluation
Doctor :   and if necessary a skin biopsy
Doctor :   that has to be decided by the dermatologist
Doctor :   i suggest that you wash your hair every day
Doctor :   also eat more proteins in your diet
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