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Yellow crusty flakes at the front hairline - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi my 3 yr old daughter has yellow crusty flakes at the front hairline only on one side
User :   there is a definate thinning in that area what could that be
Doctor :   since how long
User :   about 2 weeks that i have noticed
User :   they are scattered else where on the front part of her scalp but no hair loss anywhere else
User :   i can peel them off when i scratch her head and they dont seem to hurt or itch
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be fungal infection
User :   how can i tell and what do i use to treat it
Doctor :   or it could be Seborrhoeic eczema

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