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Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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I have a spot on my scalp that I dont know what is. I

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Hi, I have a spot on my scalp that I dont know what is. I bleached my hear about a month ago and my scalp got really sore after it so I thought that this thing on top of my head was only a sore from that. But now almost 4 weeks later it is still there and looks brown. I had my husband take a photo of it so that I could see it properly but I dont know what to make of it. Can I send you a photo and ask what you think?Best regards,Elin

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
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Could you please post a photo of that for me on this page?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you see the photo?

Got it--hold on please

Is that completely flat?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no its a bit raised
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it is like it is scaly sometimes so I thougt it was a sore the was just healing but it doesnt look like that to me when I see it on the photos

Well it's not cancer if that was your concern here

That's a kind of tinea capitis--a fungal scalp infection

No specific trigger for it

You can try over the counter clotrimazole cream twice a day for two weeks to clear it

If that doesn't work, you'll need prescription ketoconazole cream from your doctor

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok that’s a relief :) thank you

My pleasure

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