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I have scaling on scalp and forehead, Im a man of color and

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I have scaling on scalp and forehead
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Customer: Im a man of color and the discoloration on my forehead is light and scaly
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

this could be dandruff also called suborreic dermatitis

or you could have something like a psoriasis of your scalp.

have you tried over the counter drandruff shampoos like head and shoulders or Selsun Blue?

can you upload a clear jpg photo of your scalp so I can better help you.