Hair and Scalp Disorders

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas

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  • A mark with increased pigmentation and hair
  • Usually on the chest, shoulder or back
  • The hair can be removed with Laser Hair Removal

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Folliculitis

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Hirsutism (Excess Facial Hair)

  • Is often caused by excess activity of male type hormones
  • Can be treated with Laser Hair Removal

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Hot Tub Folliculitis

  • Is caused by infected water in a hot tub
  • The water contains a bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa

 
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Ingrown Hair (Shaving Rash, Waxing Rash)

  • Can occur with shaving, waxing or plucking
  • More common in areas with curly hair
  • Can be treated with Laser Hair Removal

 
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Pilonidal Cyst (Pilonidal Abscess)

  • ‘Ingrown’ hairs at the base of the spine
  • Often aggravated by sitting, heat and sweating
  • Can be treated with Laser Hair Removal

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Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (Razor Rash, Razor Bumps)

  • ‘Ingrown’ hairs on the neck which form ‘pimples’, bumps and scar-like tissue
  • Often aggravated by shaving
  • Can be treated with Laser Hair Removal
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Ringworm (Tinea Capitis, Kerion)

  • A fungal infection of the scalp
  • Usually requires treatment with pills

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Seborrheic Dermatitis (Dandruff, Cradle Cap)

  • Can affect the scalp, ears, eyebrows and creases of the face
  • Occurs less commonly on the chest and back