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i feel like something is crawling on my scalp

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Or something else. Have someone examine your scalp carefully.

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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Possible fungal: infection: you must be examined and evaluated.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See the derm again: feeling of something crawling on your scalp, and your 4 yr old started to have the same feeling, might be something contagious, but don't worry, shoul ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Anti-seizure Meds : If your diagnosis is correct, and the block did not resolve your issue, anti seizure drugs have been shown to benefit this type of pain/sensation, as ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Could be dry scalp: or seborrheic dermatitis or other skin conditions. I would see derm to determine what it is and how to treat
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sensation: that sensation you are having sounds like neuropathy. A nerve is irritated in your scalp. Look for a rash in the area, it may be shingles. Many neu ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Lice?: You could have lice. Get a lice comb and have someone help you to examine for lice eggs and the lice themselves. A dry scalp can also cause itching th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Paresthesia: Chronic paresthesia or intermittent paresthesia over a long period of time is generally a sign of a neurological disease or traumatic nerve damage. Pa ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Have someone look: Have someone check and see if there is a bug there, please. Head lice is pretty common and maybe you have that, or a tick if you are in a warm climat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve irritation: Sometimes you can have a neuritis (irritation of a nerve) in the scalp that can cause those symptoms. See your doctor for evaluation.

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