Scalp fungus

Our head is always hidden under our hair. Few of us think about what happens to our skin. That is why our scalp is often affected by many diseases, including fungus. Sometimes it helps: This disease has quite a few varieties and each one is expressed differently. Such diseases can be transmitted by normal contact with a sick person. Therefore, in no case can not break the distance of communication, and, especially, do not use personal belongings. The most correct and effective prevention of the disease is strict compliance with the rules of personal hygiene.

Fungus on the scalp – the main symptoms
Symptoms, as well as ways to treat fungus, are determined primarily by its variety. But still we can distinguish a few basic symptoms that are inherent in each type. The condition of the hair deteriorates sharply, they begin to grow dull and fall out heavily. The scalp begins to peel, small bald spots appear.

With fungal lesions, doctors, there are several varieties of the disease:

Almost all fungal diseases have a feature of proceeding in a hidden form. This, in turn, prevents diagnosis at an early stage of the disease. The main signal that something is wrong is the strong, sudden appearance of dandruff.

Causes of fungal infection
The main cause of the development of this disease are viruses and bacteria that affect the scalp. It is possible to make an accurate diagnosis only after a number of tests. The patient is taken a sample of the skin from the peeling area, as well as assigned a micro examination of the hair. A small broken hair is taken and examined under a Wood lamp. If during the study, doctors’ fears are confirmed, the patient is prescribed culture tests.

The diagnosis of scalp mycosis is made on the basis of clinical data, microscopic findings and additional research methods (e.g., examination of the scalp with a Wood lamp).