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burning itching miserable

In last week been having an itchy burning scalp,noticing red pimple like bumps, n noticeable thinning hair all over my scalp, I work where there isno air  conditioning, so always pull back, n shower3 times a week....what is it n how can I treat iit
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Hello,
These small bumps can be due to folliculitis or perifolliculitis scalp. Perifolliculitis is characterised by small, very itchy pustules within the scalp, often most troublesome on the frontal hairline. The scalp should be washed with a mild normal shampoo as often as desired. Antidandruff shampoos containing antifungal agents such as ketoconazole or ciclopirox are sometimes helpful. Apart from that you need topical and oral antibiotics, antihistamines, oral steroids and topical tretinoin.

My sincere advice is to get it examined from a dermatologist. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.





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