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scalp hurts when I move my hair

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Hair/scalp: Get examined for either hair or scalp irritiation or infection. Cannot diagnose online.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
hair pain: Many possibilities. Sometimes women get hair pain from tight hairdos e.g. Pony tail with hair pulled very tight. Have someone look at your scalp to ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chrisman
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Neck problems?: A forward head posture can impinge the greater and lesser occipital nerve Which pass thru the trapezius muscle referring pain to the top of the head. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
...Hair Dresser...: Inflammation of of the hair follicles and over stressing them by pulling & pushing/ over washing and not giving the hair follicles time to recover ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Scary Hair Story: Painful scalp and/or hair ("trichodynia") is fairly uncommon. It may be associated with hair loss. There are a few theories behind it but first think ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Head ache: If this sensitivity of the scalp is a chronic problem it could be from neural inflammation or could be form of headache. See a neurologist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Exam: Exam and history needed to see if you have a rash or something anatomical to explain this finding. Please see your doctor
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Neuroma: Sounds like a Neuroma. See a neurologist and a surgeon.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Cutaneous allodynia: Cutaneous allodynia is the scalp tenderness and pain with hair movement that can happen when a migraine has gone on for a while until there is "centra ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael P. Tabibian
31 years experience Dermatology
possible cyst.: More likely than not, you have a "sebaceus" cyst on your scalp. These are benign growths that stay and can enlarge over time unless they are removed. ... Read More
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