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How can I treat severe hair fall and an itchy scalp?

Skin, Hair & Nails Hair Loss
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Hi Dianne Rose,

Based on your story, I can immediately pinpoint possible causes of your hair loss.

They are:

1. Scalp Dermatitis (inflammation of scalp)

2. Tinea Capitis (fungal infection of scalp)

3. Nutritional Deficiencies

4. Female Pattern Hair Loss(multi factorial causes)

Steroid scalp lotions, Ketoconazole shampoo and Minoxidil spray/foam will be your first line treatment.

The above treatments are not expensive. You have a medical condition and it’s turning into agoraphobia and possibly depression, so please please please seek a proper medical consult.

You should visit a doctor / dermatologist keen in treating hair loss.


Dr Isaac Wong
MBBS

The Artisan Clinic

The Artisan Clinic
290 Orchard Road #07-01, Paragon Medical Suites,
Singapore 238859


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