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Hair, Nail & Scalp Disorders

Managing Hair, Scalp and Nail Conditions in Ogden, Utah

Your scalp, hair and nails are closely related to your skin and can be affected by many skin disorders. Dr. Maughan and her team offer advanced treatment options to manage a wide variety of related conditions, such as:

  • Hair loss
  • Dandruff
  • Lice
  • Cradle cap
  • Scalp psoriasis
  • Ringworm of the scalp
  • Nail fungal infections
  • Ingrown nails

Wasatch Dermatology treats hair and scalp disorders

Hair loss and scalp conditions can be frustrating and embarrassing, and they can have a negative impact on your self-esteem. Common hair and scalp disorders include:

  • Alopecia areata – patchy to diffuse hair loss
  • Androgenetic alopecia – hereditary hair loss
  • Telogen effluvium – hair shedding due to stress, hormonal imbalances or medications
  • Tinea capitis – hair loss and scalp sores caused by a fungal infection
  • Scarring alopecia – a rare condition that destroys the hair follicle resulting in hair loss

The team at Wasatch Dermatology can assess and diagnose your hair and scalp condition, and will develop an individualized treatment plan. Dr. Maughan offers a variety of treatment options depending on your needs. These options include:

  • Cortisone injections
  • Topical medications
  • Light treatment
  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Antibiotics

Nail treatments from Wasatch Dermatology

Your nails can reveal a lot about your overall health, and some nail conditions are early warning signs of bigger health problems. During your office visit, Dr. Maughan and her team will assess your nails for the following problems:

  • Dark spots in your nails
  • Growths, cysts or warts under or around your nail bed
  • Pits, ridges or discolorations in your nails
  • Redness, swelling or pain caused by bacterial or fungal nail infections
  • Ingrown nails

Treatment options offered by Wasatch Dermatology include topical and oral medications, and removal of the growth or wart. The trained eye of Dr. Maughan can tell if your nail condition is serious and requires further treatment, or if it is simply a cosmetic issue.

For more information on our medical dermatology services or to schedule an appointment, call 801-475-5210.