A few times A year I get these white circles on my sclap well actually they are color of my scalp. When my scalp is dry they flake up. I wash my hair a few times a week, but when I run out of heaad and shoulders I use whatever shampoo is in the bathroom. I've started back workign out more to lose weight and I noticed that's usually when the problem occurs. Ive added a pic kind of glare but you can still see a few spots.
Thanks for writing in. You might be suffering from scalp (seborrheic) dermatitis or scalp eczema or scalp psoriasis. The exact diagnosis depends on clinical examination.
Seborrheic dermatitis presents as dry skin on the scalp, which flakes off (dandruff). The skin on the face, behind the ears, eyelids, nose and chest may also be affected. Symptoms of scalp eczema may include greasy yellowish scales that may turn flake off along intensely itchy and inflamed red scalp. In psoriasis, the scales are dry, silvery or powdery, raised and moderately itchy.
You should consult a dermatologist for an evaluation. Seborrheic dermatitis on the scalp can be treated effectively by using an anti-dandruff dandruff shampoo containing ketoconazole or salicylic acid or selenium sulfide. If symptoms recur, you may again begin with the treatment prescribed by your dermatologist.
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