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Scalp problems are often skin related. Learn more about scalp problems at HowStuffWorks.

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Scalp Fungus Overview

Scalp fungus is characterized by small, round rings found under your hair that are reddish in color. It's actually a form of ringworm, and whereas the condition is pretty easy to treat elsewhere on your body, it's trickier when it's on your scalp.


At a Glance: Scalp Fungus

 At a Glance: Scalp Fungus

Scalp fungus can be unpleasant and difficult to treat. Learn more about scalp fungus in this article. See more »

At a Glance: Face Steaming

 At a Glance: Face Steaming

Face steaming is part of a healthful, relaxing beauty therapy. Learn more about face steaming. See more »

At a Glance: Scalp Sores

 At a Glance: Scalp Sores

scalp sores are typically treatable, although a doctor's expertise may be needed. Learn more about scalp sores in this article. See more »

Dandruff: Fast Facts

Dandruff: Fast Facts

Get fast facts on dandruff, and learn about treating a sensitive scalp and how shampoos can help treat and prevent dandruff. See more »

Can hair extensions damage my scalp?

 Can hair extensions damage my scalp?

Can hair extensions damage my scalp? Read about the risks of damage from hair extensions at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Trichotillomania Works

 How Trichotillomania Works

Trichotillomania, also known as trich, is the uncontrollable urge to pull one's hair. Read more about trichotillomania at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What is trichodynia?

 What is trichodynia?

What is trichodynia? Symptoms include discomfort or pain in the scalpe or hair. Read about trichodynia at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How do you treat ringworm of the scalp?

 How do you treat ringworm of the scalp?

How do you treat ringworm of the scalp? Because it's fairly common, treating ringworm of the scalp isn't too hard. Read how to treat scalp ringworm. See more »

Can coloring my hair damage my scalp?

 Can coloring my hair damage my scalp?

Can coloring my hair damage my scalp? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn if coloring your hair can damage your scalp. See more »

Dandruff Causes and Treatments

 Dandruff Causes and Treatments

Dandruff can be a bothersome and embarrassing affliction. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about dandruff. See more »