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Hair / Scalp

 

Alopecia

  • Alopecia is the medical term for hair loss

  • May be caused by hormonal, genetic, internal and external factors

  • Some forms may resolve without treatment.  Bloodwork may be performed as part of the assessment to eliminate potential causes

 

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Dandruff

  • Chronic flaking of the skin on the scalp

  • May increase during periods of cold weather 

  • Mild cases can improve with dandruff shampoos and more severe cases may need medicated shampoos

Lice

  • Head lice or pediculosis capitis affects cultures throughout the world

  • Lice only crawl.  They cannot fly or jump and lice are spread through direct head to head contact 

  • Treatment includes medication and disinfecting the environment 

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