Fungal infections such as ringworm can cause hair loss if they occur on the scalp, explains WebMD. When ringworm attacks the scalp, it first appears as a small pimple. As it grows in size, it leaves behind bald, scaly pa... More »

Infection, allergies, medications, nutrition and personal habits are all potential causes of scalp problems such as itching and hair loss, says WebMD. Most scalp problems are not due to serious conditions, but any persis... More »

Hair loss can be caused by fungus on the scalp and other parts of the body according to WebMD. Ringworm is just one example of a fungus that can cause hair loss. More »

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Some causes of a burning scalp and hair loss are scalp psoriasis, scarring alopecia and ringworm of the scalp, according to WebMD. Scalp psoriasis causes red, scaly patches on the skin, while scarring alopecia is a hair ... More »

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Hair loss in females can be caused by thyroid problems, scalp infections, skin disorders and auto immune diseases, according to Mayo Clinic. Hormonal changes within the body can also cause women to experience hair loss. More »

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Infection, allergies, medications, nutrition and personal habits are all potential causes of scalp problems such as itching and hair loss, says WebMD. Most scalp problems are not due to serious conditions, but any persis... More »

Before deciding how to handle an itchy scalp or loss of hair, it's important to find out what is causing the problem first, advises WebMD. In order to make an assessment, set up an appointment with a dermatologist or hai... More »

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