Scalp Boils & Bumps


These are called Folliculitis. Colloquially these are also called Bal-Tod in Hindi or Heat Boils in English. This condition presents as red painful, pus filled boils.

It dominantly occurs on the scalp. Also in this condition the boils ooze pus or blood.

Some of the main causes for this condition include:

- Bacterial infection

- Reaction to shaving

- Reaction to hair colour, oil massage etc.

- Fungal infection.


Treatment

Treatments by dermatologists will include:

- Oral Antibiotics

- Oral Anti Fungals

- Anti fungal shampoo

- Anti fungal creams.

These are called Folliculitis…