In case an obvious condition of hair loss is observed, you should get certain precautionary measures to exclude all the factors such as infection disease of the skin, fungi, allergies and others. It is important to visit a doctor in case you have itching of your skin, change in scalp texture, discoloration of your skin and other unpleasant conditions. All of these can be the signs and symptoms of certain diseases which demand medical treatment.
A specialist who professionally engaged in treatment of hair diseases and skin diseases of the scalp is dermatologist. He or she can evaluate and treat patients with all sorts of skin conditions, hair diseases of different origins. You can expect at your dermatologist: a thorough examination of your skin and hair; a microscopic analysis and diagnosis of skin diseases; diagnosing of infectious diseases of scalp and others.
When you have got your diagnosis you will be adjusted a treatment. If your case is not in the dermatologist’s competence, he or she will redirect you to other doctors, including trichologist. A trichologist is a doctor who treats hair loss. This doctor will exam the condition of your health, make biological, chemical analysis of your hair follicle and skin. Besides, he will discuss with you the following: Your nutrition; Health problems you may have; Use of creams, ointments applied on your hair or skin; Taking any medicines; How you take care of your hair; Having a relative or relatives with the same problem.