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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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IN my scalp, I'm having an allergic reaction to chemicals.

Customer Question

JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: IN my scalp, I'm having an allergic reaction to chemicals. Itching burning, and now my hair is falling out from the root. I've washed my hair several times
JA: How long have you been dealing with the burning? Are you experiencing any other discomfort?
Customer: Since Monday. Yes, discomfort is itching and tightness of scalp
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I've recently had a full physical with blood work. There was nothing noted to be alarming
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DermDoc replied 7 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.
Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

What is your age and gender?

Have you tried dye/hair color?

Bumps on scalp?


Are you taking any medications?


Waiting for your response.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Female; 55 and very active; No hair dye; Hair color is dark brown; No bumps; No dandruff; No medications