History of present illness:
After taking out my locks, I started straightening my hair with hear and using a curling iron. My scalp started itching all the time. I stopped using heat and went natural. after a couple of weeks the itching stopped. I now have bald spots throughout my scalp. It looks like the hair is trying to grow back though.
HTN, seasonal allergies
Past surgical history:
seasonal allergies, nickel
Bystolic 10mg daily. HCTZ 12.5 daily
COPD, Breast Cancer, Prostate cancer
married, with two adult children. Quit smoking 1ppd ten years ago. Run at least 3 times per week. Work 40 hours/week.
Head, ears, eyes, nose & throat:
Chemistry, TSH, Lupus panel, CBC all normal
previously itchy; now balding scalp
Plan of treatment:
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