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How can the scab patches on the scalp be treated

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doctor1 MD

My son has scab looking patches on the side of his scalp , rt side above his ear. It started out as one little spot about the size of a dime or so and the hair in that spot has fallen out. The scabs ...

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I had a scab on my scalp that did not fall off. I messed too much with it and it finally fell off, but felt a small hole in its place. Will it close up or is there anything I can do to help it close. ...

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is going on with his scalp ? And how do I treat it? I thought possibly pityriasis XXXXXXX but I'm also ...Hi. My son is 5 months old. He is Afro-Carribean. He has an eczema patch to the back of his scalp ...

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I have asked a question in this forum before regarding dandruff and got response to use ketoconazole shampoo for 4 weeks. I have used it for a month but after that I still have dandruff and lot of itching resulting in hair fall . Can you please...

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my husband is having a rash on his head which seems to be growing... can some dermatologist help me ASAP

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I have itchy scalp, and bumps that are like a sore; very small. I ve had this problem for over a year. It started with scaly patches like cradle cap . The scabs,when I take them off, look like ...

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My son is 6 has been scratching his scalp like crazy last couple weeks he doesnt have lice or anything but there are whole bunch little scabs all over his scalp and he scratches so bad they bleed. Im ...

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I have been dealing with these oozing scabs on my scalp. They hurt sooo bad and throb. What am I dealing with and how can I treat them? Ive had culture tests which came out inconclusive and have seen ...

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I have always had what looks like dandruff but with sometimes scaby places on my scalp. My daughter has the same thing and she went to a dermatologist who diagnosed her with some kind of psoriasis I ...

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At the crown of my scalp I have white scab like irritation. The scabs come off with almost ... shower, and reappears hours later. What is it and how can I treat it? ...

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Sometime this past fall I noticed a patch of scalp showing through my hair at the crown . As time .... At present, if I lift up fairly large pieces of hair down the back of my head more pieces of scalp ...

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I think I have congenital hypotrichosis because I was born with a large narrow oval, on the top of my head, followed by a smaller circle bald spot behind it. I am only twelve, and I was wondering if there are ANY medication to make to hair grow...

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couple of few weeks-just baths couple times a week while healing. It took the scab a month to fall off, and now there is a bald spot around the scar. It s been about a week and a half since the scab came off ...

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How do you treat an area on the top of the head which is red, pus looking but no real drainage. Just a red area on the to of his head in the balding area of his scalp. This occurred after wearing ...

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My 92 year old father has painful scabs on his scalp that ooze clear liquid and even bleed when the scab gets bumped. This has been going on for almost 3 months. He s been to his dermatologist repeatedly ...

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doctor1 MD

please elaborate what do you mean by bald spot, upload the pic if possible..

doctor1 MD

by ketaconazole sampoo twice a week

doctor1 MD

Hello. Thanks for the query. Keep your scalp free of dirty and dandruff. Regards