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Have a sore on my scalp that will not go away

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Scalp/skin disorder : Perhaps a scalp disorder such as dandruff or psoriasis ..have a dermatologist examine it..if it's not the scalp itself then it's likely a headache

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Any rash?: I would advise if there is a rash to see your md asap - these are symptoms similar to shingles and need to be looked at sooner than later....
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
Shingles?: Pain and burning in a strip of skin, can be an early sign of shingles. It is hard to say. I think you should see your primary care doctor to have it... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Neck Straightening: Several conditions, from congenital disorders to poor posture, may cause the head to move out of its natural position. With torticollis, or wry neck, ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Itchy scalp: It is possible you may have seborrhoic dermatitis or psoriasis. Check with a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Lynch
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Sore scalp: Your sore scalp could be caused by sunburn, allergic reaction (to hair dye, hair products, shampoo, etc), bruising, or infection. It would be impossib... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Scalp Soreness: Soreness of the scalp can be caused by a number of conditions and diseases. A simple tension headache can make the scalp feel uncomfortable. Occasiona... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Possible to hair care product, infection- bacteria/ fungus.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Doesn't change: the underlying condition. Most of the causes (allergy, eczema, psoriasis) have inflammation and the over the counter shampoos are not anti-inflammator... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Infection: You seem to have scalp infection.You have had this for eight months and did not aee doctor or get it treated you also have swollen glands from the sc... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: all can be related to stress, tension, anxiety and depression.

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