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Dry patches around the hairline and behind the ear. Is it due to fungal infection?

I have these dry patches around my hairline and behind both of my ears. I do not know what it is, but it occurs about twice a year and it doesn t go away quickly at all. It also starts behind my ears first. I wash my hair every other day because of it, but its still there. Its not extreme, but it keeps coming back. What is it? I m thing its some king of bacteria or fungus, please help me.
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
It seems most probably you are having skin eczema known as seborrheic dermatitis. Wash your scalp with a medicated shampoo every alternate day( keraglo AD/ scalpe/nizoral etc) and apply a steroid anti fungal lotion like candid b twice in a day over those dry red areas. In a week or so you will see good response. Hope that solves your query. Take care.
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Chirag Lalwala's  Response
Hi, it is nothing but seborrheic dermatitis. i would recommend you to use a zydip lotion or diprovate plus lotion and a venusia lotion twice a day and it would be fine. usually it occurs in winters. take care
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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