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my scalp feels like its burning

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
39 years experience Pain Management
Many possibilities: There are a number of possibilities that could explain that symptom including chemical damage to the skin from hair products to nerve damage from a va ... Read More

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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Tell us more: Your symptoms suggest yur mind is anxious. There might be stress in your life at home or at work. Give us more info about your age, job and home life. ... Read More
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When to see a doctor: A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis. Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your ... Read More
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Dr. Rola Rimawi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: Without knowing if there's a rash/ hives/ bite marks associated with the itching or other associated symptoms ( i.e.: fever, swelling, etc), it'd be t ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Several things: It's difficult to give you more accurate advice without sering your scalp, but this could he several things from a herpes zoster infection, to seborr ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Puzzling: Have you seen a doctor for this? I suggest starting with an ophthalmologist or neurologist. Good luck.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check you.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Paresthesia: Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet, but can also occur in other parts of th ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Nerve pain: You're describing nerve pain probably from compression by muscle of the underlying nerves. I hope that answers your question, as it was difficult to u ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Scalpdryness: use selsun and or coal tar shampoo. avoid hair color/
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
It sure could.: Botox injections in the scalp are usually done for treatment of migraine headaches (by paralyzing trigger muscles), and the scalp is highly vascular, ... Read More
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