Fungal infection of the hair and scalp when covered constantly

This article relates to a young Muslim women in India with a double fungal infection. I have also treated several Muslim girls in Malaysia with similar fungal infection.  Malaysia is very much like Southern India, high temperatures and high humidity. Advise for girls with long hair who are constantly wearing head gear covering the scalp, is to wash frequently, at least daily, with shampoo and blow dry your hair and scalp. A covered head increases moisture on the scalp due to sweat and prevents drying, covering also eliminate light, these conditions encourages fungal growth.

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