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Non-itchy, dry spot on the scalp

I am in my mid-twenty, I have a dry spot on the front of my scalp. The spot in only in one area it is not itcy, nor does it get red or have any other symptoms. I take good care of my hair, not sure why this has not went away. We are not experiencing hair loss either. I am starting to think I would need some treatment, but not sure what it can be. I have a sister who has this same problem, which have lasted years. But it forms as dark circular spot on her forehead,and now my mother has the same spot. We have used anti- dandruff shampoo and no results. Can you explain this?
Mon, 9 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi welcome to healthcaremagic

As the disease is spreading in family, do not share the same comb., towel, soap, and clothing... pesonal hygiene must be must be clinically evaluated... consult an dermatologist..
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.You need to see a dermatologist.Same problem in family members needs proper diagnosis after looking at it.It could be some fungal infection or other from skin eczema.Please see a doctor.bye.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
it look like seborrhic dermatitis or scalp psoriasis.
better to get examine by dermatologist.
anti dandruff shampoo alone will not work
dont scratch or popped out lesion
dont share cloths,comb etc
use good almond oil.
do not let ur hair too wet for long time
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