Tinea Capitis Treatment
Tinea Capitis Treatment
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Tinea capitis, also known as scalp ringworm, is a fungal infection that affects the scalp and hair. It is caused by a type of fungi called dermatophytes, which feed on keratin, a protein found in the outer layer of the skin, hair, and nails.
Tinea capitis is characterized by a scaly, red rash on the scalp, accompanied by hair loss and itching. The infection may also cause the scalp to become tender or swollen. In severe cases, it may lead to scarring or permanent hair loss.
Tinea capitis is highly contagious and it can be spread through direct contact with the infected skin or through contact with objects or surfaces that have been contaminated with the fungi, such as combs, brushes, or hats. It is more common in children than adults and is more prevalent in warm, humid climates.
The good news is that tinea capitis is easily treatable with antifungal medications. These medications may be applied topically to the affected area or taken orally, depending on the severity of the infection. It is important to follow your healthcare provider's instructions for treatment to ensure that the infection is fully cleared.
To prevent the spread of tinea capitis, it is important to practice good hygiene, including washing your hands frequently, avoiding sharing personal items such as combs or brushes, and keeping the affected area clean and dry.
If you think you or your child may have tinea capitis, it is important to see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. While the infection is usually not serious, it can spread to other parts of the body if left untreated and may cause permanent hair loss.
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Consultation Charges: 2000 PKR
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Do you give 100% guarantee?
No doctor can give 100% guarantee that the treatment or surgery would be beneficial for the patient. For that matter, no guarantee is given by any doctor or surgeon that the patient would be "cured".
Anyone considering a cosmetic procedure should ensure they are informed enough to understand the limitations and risks of any procedure. Remember, no procedure is 100% risk free and no surgeon can give a 100% guarantee of the results.
The only assurance which a doctor can give or can be understood to have given by implication is that he is possessed of the requisite skill in that branch of profession which he is practicing and while undertaking the performance of the task entrusted to him he would be exercising his skill with reasonable competence.
Unless the circumstances are exceptional, it is advisable to avoid surgery if you have recently experienced major life events such as moving house, changing job, losing a loved one, the break-up of a relationship or the arrival of children. Undergoing cosmetic surgery results in emotional changes as well as physical ones, so it’s wise to choose a time when there aren’t other stressful events going on in your life.
How many sessions do I require?
The healthier your skin/hair are when starting out, the easier it will take the treatment. The sessions must be spaced to allow adequate healing in between. Skin/Hair that are healthy enough to regenerate fairly quickly will be able to endure more sessions of a treatment in a shorter period of time.
While these aren’t the only factors involved, they are the most common. Don’t be surprised, however, if your doctor mentions another situation that could impact the length and/or number of sessions you may require. Every person is different, and your circumstances will be unique only to YOU.