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Black spots on scalp
Today while combing my son's hair I saw small black spots on his scalp. They look dry and come out with strands of hair when combed strongly. He has no itching or pain complaints.
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Dr. Manoj Agarwala
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Thanks for the query. Such a presentation can be seen with fungal infection of the hair roots and need expert treatment. A simple skin scraping will be able to identify the causative agent and treatment can be initiated. It requires around 6 weeks of therapy.
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Meet a skin specialist to get it diagnosed.
Health Tips
Avoid self medications.
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