Category Archives for Scalp Conditions

Bacterial Infections of the Scalp (That You Need to Know)

How does bacteria affect the scalp?

A bacterial infection on the scalp can cause many problems. It can lead to everything from itching and irritation to redness and swelling. Some common issues include infected hair follicles and impetigo. It is one of the most common forms of scalp infections, along with fungal and viral. The more you know about the different […]

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What Causes Infected Hair Follicles on the Scalp?

what does Folliculitis look like?

This condition is known medically as folliculitis. It occurs when the hair follicles become inflamed. But, what causes infected hair follicles on the scalp? Well, it can be caused by either bacteria or fungus. Either problem can lead to an infection that needs to be dealt with quickly. Damaged hair follicles can cause more problems […]

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Why is My Scalp Weeping Clear Fluid?

yellow discharge from scalp

Scalp conditions are common. Depending on the problem, different side effects and symptoms can show up. But, when your scalp starts leaking or weeping clear fluid, it can become worrying. The cause is usually from a sore on the scalp that has become infected or irritated. If any fluid is oozing from your scalp, it’s […]

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Can Seborrheic Dermatitis of the Scalp Be Cured?

How do I get rid of Seborrheic Dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disease. It usually affects the scalp and the face. It can also affect other areas of the body, but the scalp is most common. There are many types of scalp conditions so, it’s important to know the ins and outs of seborrheic dermatitis, and how to treat it. One of […]

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Which Scalp Conditions Are Contagious?

Fungal conditions that affect the scalp

Taking care of your scalp is very important for your general health. Many people put a great deal of effort into caring for their hair, and the skin on the rest of their bodies. But scalp care is often neglected – and it can lead to a range of painful scalp conditions. There are many infections […]

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