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Dry itchy flaky spots on scalp

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Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hello - I seemed to have a lot of scalp itching and flaking, then a lot of what seemed to be dry ...'ve tried that once now. Reason I thought Eczema of the scalp was I had a tiny spot on my hand... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishad BN ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Charu Bansal MD

A few months ago my scalp became dry and itchy above the nape of my neck.. now it's flaky like scales and still itches. It also started to become itchy in two other spots now and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Charu Bansal ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

an itchy rash that would form scabs. That has stopped however the area is now unusually dry. The adjoining ...I have been having unusually high flaking of my scalp . I can wash my hair and the same... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

no testing and said I just had a flaky scalp problem and gave me some samples of Elidel for eyebrows ...Hello Doctor, I have a serious scalp problem that started 15 years ago with a red ring at my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I have a lump on my scalp that is flaky and itchy. It started as a small lump under my scalp but has begun to spread and flake. It is near to a spot that I burnt with hot hair... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.      Honey Arora MD

did a biopsy that showed nothing. I have some dry places on my scalp mostly at the very top of my head ... in remission, don t think the chemo is the answer. The dry spots drive me nuts. I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr. Anand Babu M MD

I am in my mid-twenty, I have a dry spot on the front of my scalp. The spot in only in one area .... But it forms as dark circular spot on her forehead,and now my mother has the same... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anand Babu M ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

.The hair grew back very thick but within the past two years the area has become very sensitive and itchy ... and become very course,dry and brittle.The hair in that area breaks easily and becomes very tough... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Kakkar S. MD

and from since then the general health of my hair has degraded. My dandruff is dry and flaky, it also leads to an itchy scalp and very rarely gives rise to terrible headache. My hair has become... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

My scalp feels like it is itching, I have been to the dermatologist and they gave me a scalp medication and told me to take antihistamine morning and night. My scalp is not dry or flaky... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Jay Patel MD

Hi, ITCHY Scalp is a sign of dandruff, which is fungal infection. You need wash your hair with shampoo containing zinc pyrithione / selsun. Thanks. dr.JAY PATEL.

Dr.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Welcome to HCM. It may be due to allergy or infection. If pain, take paracetamol. Take levocetirizine for allergy. Maintain proper hygiene. Consult your skin specialist for examinations and if required for...

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

It could be Seborrhea or Dandruff of the scalp.