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I find it difficult sleeping for up to 2 hours. i have itchy

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I find it difficult sleeping for up to 2 hours. i have itchy skin and scalp and always feel discomfort at night. Ialso have what people call a mole on my head . what can i do
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: its been going on for months like now i slept around 1am and i have been awake before 3
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i used to have ezema when i was young thats all
Submitted: 27 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 27 days ago.

Hi. Dr Rick here. I completed an Internal medicine internship in NYC and have two decades of clinical experience. How can I assist you today?

Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 27 days ago.

How old are you?

M/F?

Can you upload a picture of the mole and itchy area?

Do you have discomfort at any other times during the day?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
19 years
Male
I dont feel discomfort during the day
I dont have any medical problem
The discomfort happens all over my skin
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 27 days ago.

Thank you for that additional information and the photo.

Unfortunately, the picture is too far away, out of focus and pixelated so I can not make out any detail.

So. What should you do?

Well, the first step would be to see your primary care MD in person. She might be able to give you some medication to clear things up. If not then a visit to a dermatologist would be in order.

The good news?

There is a very good chance that this can be easily fixed and you can be back to feeling normal soon.

Does this make sense to you?

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Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick MD FACS

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