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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, General pratice
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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I have a picture of the back of my head, everytime after I

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Hi
JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: i have a picture of the back of my head, everytime after I get haircut at the barber is like this
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that makes your head feel worse or better?
Customer: few months. Yes after haircut
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: not sure
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 7 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Let me see your picture please

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you this a picture straight after the barber shaved the area
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
File attached (G7M27PM)
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
This is now about 1 hour later
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
File attached (1P3P61L)
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 7 days ago.

Got them--hold on please

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 7 days ago.

That's a common fungal skin infection

You can clear that up with over the counter canesten cream applied twice a day for ten days

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
It’s evertytime I go to the barber. Do you believe it could be fungal infection by the barber utensils maybe ? ‍♂️
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 7 days ago.

No--not from the utensils

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
How is this contracted ? So I can try to avoid it
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 7 days ago.

It just happens

Once you clear it shampooing with Selsun Blue will keep it from returning

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thanks Doc have a good one
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 7 days ago.

You're welcome