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My hair sticks to my scalp and becomes painful to try to

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My hair sticks to my scalp and becomes painful to try to peel it from scalp
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. This sounds like tinea capitis--a fungal infection of your scalp.

You can try Selsun blue shampoo or tea tree shampoo but if that isn't effective you'll need a prescription for either griseofulvin or terbinafine tablets to clear it

Let me know if you need more information please