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scalp lesions

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  • Posted By: Fruspuz
  • May 8, 2007
  • 05:40 PM

I am a female in my fifties and have for some years now had hair loss from centre of head. For the past year I have been troubled with a lesion on the left-hand side. I have seen a dr at a London hospital and they have taken a sample, but as usual when they are mystified or cannot find a cause they are calling it alopecia, common name given to baldness. This lesion flares up from time to time and it presents like when you scrap your skin, it gets infected and is covered with a white pusslike covering, no pimples just flat surface. This is very painful and cannot be laid on, so is quite uncomfortable at night. Has anyone suffered similar and if so know of any creams that can help. I cannot tolerate steroids on scalp. I would be grateful to anyone who has any suggestions as am desperate!

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