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Head sores and burning throat as symptoms of an infection

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I have been getting hair loss, head sores, burning scalp and burning throat for about 5 months now. I have been to many different doctors and get different diagnosis, none of which has helped. I have been on antibiotics (tetrycycline) Valtrex, Fluconazole, ( i stopped taking it after 2 weeks the side effects were awful ). Don't know what to do please help.


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replied November 30th, 2009
General Q and A Answer A8112
Thank you for your question on ehealthforum.

Head sores and a burning throat may be symptoms of infection. Hair loss also occurs in infection of hair follicles (folliculitis). Most cases respond slowly to antibiotics. Dietary measures, use of antibacterial soaps and hand washing apart from antibiotics are needed.


As certain dermatological conditions can also cause sores, a proper evaluation of the condition needs to be done by a dermatologist. Please consult a dermatologist for the examination and treatment. Thank You.



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