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can an itchy scalp be caused by a thyroid problem

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Bring with you copies of blood tests. Bring all meds, vitamins, supplements.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Cyst: Epidermoid cysts are small bumps that develop beneath the skin on your face, neck, trunk and sometimes your genital area. Slow-growing and often pain ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Deep breath: Is the itchy scalp causing the depression or tis the depression causing an exacerbation of the scalp. Go to a new derm. Get a bx of the scalp. You ... Read More
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
See immunologist: Hashimotos is an auto immune disease. Though skin conditions are not typically described in hashimoto's, it is likely you may have some autoimmune dis ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Hashimoto's: Has been associated with hair loss despite correction of the thyroid hormones in the blood. This likely has to do with the body producing additional ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
The drops "helped"?: Did the drops stop the itch completely? How much weight did you lose? Normal menstrual cycles? Any meds or supplements? Birth control? A dermatologist ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, an ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Parish
57 years experience Dermatology
Scalp Dermatitis: You may have seborrheic dermatitis, aggravated by applying grease, pomades, or other occlusive agents. Using a shampoo that has tar for five minutes ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Don't worry: It's common at age 16 to have enlarged lymph nodes- you have an active immune system. The lymph nodes at the base of your skull in back are occipital ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Daugherty
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Not itchy scalp: Strep throat most commonly causes fever and sore throat. Other possible symptoms are swollen lymph nodes in the neck, stomach ache, headache, vomiting ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Biopsy done?: Have you had one of the lymph nodes biopsied? I would suggest seeing an ENT specialist for further work up. Perhaps an infectious disease specialist ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: Your cluster of symptoms points to a systemic disease condition. Recommend that you consult a dermatologist promptly.

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