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About Scott Vanscoy

Scott Van Scoy is the managing partner of Van Scoy Hair Loss Clinics, Hair Restoration Specialists located in Cleveland, Columbus, and Ashland, Ohio. Scott has dedicated his life to hair restoration for men and women. Van Scoy Hair Clinics provides all viable methods for non-surgical hair replacement and surgical hair transplantation, as well as proven hair loss prevention and treatment for men and women across central and northern Ohio.
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Folliculitis Can Cause Permanent Hair Loss

By |2018-03-26T12:08:56+00:00March 26th, 2018|Hair Loss, Healthy Hair|0 Comments

Folliculitis Can Cause Permanent Hair Loss Folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicle. Folliculitis can occur anywhere on the body that has hair. When it occurs on your scalp though, it can put the long-term health of your hair in jeopardy. The inflammation that occurs can cause permanent hair loss, but most cases of folliculitis only cause temporary hair loss. The hair quickly grows back with proper treatment that works to prevent hair follicle scarring. How to Identify Folliculitis When folliculitis appears on your scalp, it often looks like raised, small, red bumps. These bumps can be itchy and even though they can appear anywhere on your scalp, they often can be concentrated along your hairline. When folliculitis beings, you can expect to see a red ring around the base of your hair follicles. As the condition worsens your hair will begin to fall out. Like rashes, you never want to scratch these bumps. Doing so can cause them the become more sore and that can cause them to form a crust over the bumps. Because this condition can cause hair loss it is not uncommon that you develop areas of patchy hair loss. If you develop scalp folliculitis at the base of your scalp, you many have a type of folliculitis known as keloidalis. This uncommon condition is a combination of cicatricial alopecia and folliculitis. If left untreated this can develop into hairless keloids to develop on the scalp. There are a few known cases that a condition called acne necrotica has developed. [...]