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My hair keeps twisting up and breaking off my scalp is itchy

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My hair keeps twisting up and breaking off my scalp is itchy and sore I can see Things on it under like a white layer there on my back feet legs I get bad head aches I can see little white things some time bkack brown some times coming out of my skin I had a dermatologist who just keeps giving me creams and once gave me 12 sessions on some like stand up sun bed . A nurse tojd me not to go on again I was on wrong treatment doctor didn't know . My hair is now As short as it can get I wear a wig I don't like going out anywhere I can't get rid of what ever they are . You can't see them unless u use a mag glass or a I phone camera
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
I am very sorry to hear about your problem.
You likely have parasitic infection.
Cutaneous larva migrans can cause this affecting your scalp, hair and rash can be everywhere in the body.
Thsi is difficult to treat.
But can be achieved with successfully with albendazole 400 mg daily for 10 days.
The course can be repeated again.
Your stool should be sent for ova and parasites for 3 successive days.
Also we suggest phototherapy with PUVA lights to make the skin lesions heal faster.
to promote hair growth, yuo can be tried on a medication called spironolactone at 50 mg daily dosage.
Topical Minoxidil lotion also can be applied daily along with spironolactone orally for 12 to 16 weeks.

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us today. If you have any additional questions or need further clarifications, please do not hesitate to ask. I am here to answer them. I wish you good health. Regards, ***** *****
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How have I got then I have always showered twice a day . I wash my hands all the time . Where could I have got it
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Unfortunately the parasites come through the raw food items like salad, vegetables, fruits, even contaminated drinking water.
They may come long time ago for example from overseas visits as well.
Symptoms can appear long time after contracting them sometimes.
That is the only explanation of your symptom since regular lotions did not help.

The treatment options I suggested will be very effective for your recovery.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thankyou so much at least I have a different road to go down now instead of eczma and other trashes
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Very welcome

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