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Hi for several months my scalp is itchy and has a lot of dandruff. I sometimes develop these red bumps under my chin and near my scalp Sometimes it feels like a burning sensation on my scalp my hair also became so dry and my hair falls out alot

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?

Nothing makes it worse or better

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 6 months ago
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 6 months ago

very likely this is seborrheic dermatitis

Do you have a picture?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Does this go away?
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
My dermatologist thought it might be fungal so she gave me anyifungals
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
But then my dog caught the dam symptoms and starting with dandruff and developed a sore on his back and it was a bacterial infection
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Yes, it is fungal

It is seborrheic dermatitis, which is fungal

I'm sorry this is happening

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Does it go away? Or is it forever?
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 6 months ago

It should go away

If it doesn't with topicals take fluconazole orally

that will take care of it

that is a topical antifungal

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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 6 months ago
thanks for this question. I strive for 5 star service for all customers. If you have more questions, just reply. :)
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Does the dandruff cause hairloss
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 6 months ago

yes it can

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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Thanks for this question

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