Pityriasis Capitis

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How to get rid of grayish scaly and itchy scalp?

Query: Hi doctor,I have some questions regarding my scalp issues. My scalp has developed a grayish scaly patch. It seems to be a bump and I have itching on it. I am scared as it can spread to other parts of the scalp. I am using medication shampoo and conditioners for washing my hair for atleast three days...  Read Full »


Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and I have gone through the attached photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You can have a possibility of having a seborrheic scalp (pityriasis capitis), scalp psoriasis, and fungal infection (tinea capitis). You can confirm t...  Read Full »

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