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I have two concerns: 1. recently my scalp has been itching…

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I have two concerns...

I have two concerns : 1. recently my scalp has been itching and sore. How do I treat this? 2. I have moles and I want them removed any recommendations I an African American

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

About three weeks. it Stops when I take hair pins out of my head or don't shampoo everyday

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No never had this happen.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Your scalp is itchy most likely due to the excessive dryness that occurs in winters and using shampoo every day. You need to put oil in your hair for about two hours on alternate days for about two to three weeks.

You can get your moles removed with the help of a chemical or laser by a dermatologist.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i was putting oil in my hair. I do not wash my hair every day i was once every week
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Thanks for the reply.

Another possibility is a fungal infection for which you need to get an antifungal shampoo available OTC . If it does not get better after using it then do see a dermatologist for full examination of the scalp to rule out any bacterial infection or skin disease.

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Please let me know if you have followup questions.

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