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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Dyer
Dr. Mary Dyer answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
First aid: Maybe try some hydrocortisone ointment. (Not cream that might burn more) and a cool wet washcloth?
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Dr. Sidney Miller
Specializes in General Surgery
Moisturizer needed: Your hair protects your scalp from too much sunlight but also serves as a conduit for natural oils to be spread around your scalp. Massage your scalp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A capsule?: Haven't seen a true capsule for tramadol (they always seem to be tablets). So, one can bring the capsules back to the pharmacy or doctor to confirm th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Probably: This is probably seborrheic dermatitis. See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Scalp pain. : Hard to tell the cause . Many causes can give similar symptoms. A positive response after an anesthetic nerve block can make the diagnosis. See a neur ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Scalp pain: Occipital neuralgia doesn't usually cause discomfort on the side of the scalp. Has your scalp shown any rash, pustules or other lesions to suggest in ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Blum
66 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid lotion is be: Some lotions are better than steroid oint, make sure it is not psoriasis or other conditions.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
36 years experience Dermatology
Seborrheic derm: Itching in the scalp can be triggered by a variety of causes. The most common is seborrheic dermatitis, an inflammation of the scalp producing redness ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for the exact answer and treatment. There are many people allergic to hair dye. Allergic to h.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Chien
23 years experience Family Medicine
Scalp rash: It could be irritation by the clippers themselves which would be more of an allergic rash or it could be an infection. I cannot exclude a fungal infec ... Read More

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