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Is thinning of the hair and itchy scalp a sign of seborrheic dermatitis?

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Dr. Kakkar S.


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Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi! My hair have been thinning and I have a itchy scalp. Is it seborrhea?
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Regarding your scalp complaints

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you.
I am Dr kakkar (Dermatologist and Venereologist). I have noted your concern.

Thinning is perhaps due to androgenetic alopecia whereas itching is most likely due to seborrheic dermatitis/seborrhea.

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