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Thin hair around center of scalp, intense itching, flakes on scratching, severe hair loss. Treatment advise?

Hello, My hair is very thin around the center of my scalp . It itches a lot. and i find flakes falling when ever i scratch .it. This started around 4-5 years ago. I am 21years old at the moment and have lost a lot of hair. Please advice me as to what to do. Also please do tell me if there is any more information that i need to give about my condition. YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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Rheumatologist 's  Response
Hi !

Thank you for your query.

I think you are suffering from from some kind of fungal or bacterial infection that is leading to itchy scalp with hair loss . There is a possibility of psoriasis also.

Please consult a trichologist for complete evaluation.

Hope you are satisfied with the answer.

If you have any further queries feel free to ask.

Wish you good health.

Take care.

Dr. Shruti
Answered: Fri, 5 Jul 2013
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