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Pimples on scalp
I am getting pimples kind of dandruff since one week and if I removed them, it will bleed. Please suggest
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​Thanks for the query. Based on your description it looks like a superficial bacterial infection usually caused by staphylococcus aureus. Sometimes they co-exist with fungal folliculitis. Kindly consult a dermatologist for exact diagnosis and a precise treatment plan. Its also important to prevent their relapse once you have got it cured. A decolonization regimen suggested by your doctor will help. If its persisting, it could be some other skin disease and can be diagnosed by your local dermatologist/ Best wishes Dr MK Agarwala
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