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Experience:  MD
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My scalp is scabby with white bumps and red were it becomes

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My scalp is scabby with white bumps and red were it becomes imflamed, I have tried every possible shampoo, cream, oil etc., nothing works! Main problem is me I am obssessed with picking, scratching the scalp.
JA: When did the scabbing first appear? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: 3 years ago and doctor has given me antibiotics when it has spread to my face eyebrows and cheek bones.
JA: Got it. When was your last visit to a dermatologist?
Customer: haven't been to one
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Dermatologist should know?
Customer: no maybe i suffer from anxiety
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 15 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr Baker replied 15 days ago.

Can you provide a photo of this?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
when my husband comes home 5.15p.m. or tomorrow
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 15 days ago.

Thanks. From what you say the likely cause is Actinic Keratosis. There is a treatment called Efudix that can help but would need to see your doctor or a dermatologist to prescribe this for you