A lot of people suffer from an itchy scalp, in which if not treated early, may lead to some form of hair loss. Male pattern baldness caused by a scratchy crown is only temporary and can be treated once the main problem is detected. Once treated, an improvement in hair regrowth can be expected, thus, generating new hair.
Regarding the statements mentioned above, necessary action should be made to identify the situation properly and seek appropriate medications and therapy. By doing so, we can avoid the possibility of having persistent scars due to constant scratching of the scalp.
The following are the possible reasons of having tickly scalp-related male pattern baldness and the measures that should be done to lessen the problem:
• Folliculitis – this infection is caused by using shampoos and hair products, which have strong ingredients and damages the follicles of the scalp. Characterized by the manifestation of usually small, pimples that resembles white heads surrounding the hair follicles, to which if not raised, may harm the hair follicles and result to scarring and bald patches. This complication is known as “cicatricial alopecia”.
Antibiotics are usually prescribed in treating this medical condition. Although, just like several antibiotic, one can end up resisting to the certain antibiotic used. Natural remedies contracting of Lavender Oil or Tea Tree Oil has been found exceptionally effective in preventing folliculitis and its related itchy scalp hair loss.
• Scalp Ringworm (Tinea Capitis) – is a shallow fungal infection caused by dermatophytes, a mold-like fungi. The condition's symptoms include itchy, red patches on the skin, along with the dreaded hair loss.
Just like Folliculitis, it may also lead to “cicatricial alopecia”, if not treated right away. This complication results to skin peeling or scaling along with the appearance of a black-dotted rashes or blisters on the scalp. For the rash is regarded as contagious, treatment of this condition can be done by the use of over-the-counter products containing miconazole or clotrimazole.
• Psoriasis – a common, non-contagious skin disease wherein the self-replacement of the skin cells happens quickly causing scaly, red lesions to appear on the scalp.
Shampoos containing zinc pyrithione are ideally regarded effective for the treatment of Psoriasis due to its anti-fungal / anti-bacterial properties. Also, avocado oil and birch contained home remedies have also been discovered to be very effective in the healing process of Psoriasis and soothing the prickly feeling associated by this irritating medical condition.