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what can cause the head to be sore to the touch

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Numerous: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Fungal infection: It sounds like you may have a fungal infection of the scalp called tinea capitis. This requires an exam and evaluation by a doctor to make this diagno ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Highly unlikely.: Unless you caused a laceration deep enough to damage hair follicles (which seems unlikely since you say there isn't even a bruise), you won't lose any ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not serious: You can get inflammation in the muscles or superficial nerves in the scalp. It may even be a bruise from pulling your hair back or wearing a ball cap. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Tendonitis?: Apply aspercreme 2 x aday and see what happens.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Metzinger
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sore scalp vertex: Dear member012: this could be referred pain from the sphenoid sinus. This could be related to sinusitis or allergy. I would consult with a board ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lymph nodes/infected: Get your scalp checked for infection and inflammation as well as parasites. Get a blood count to make sure that your body is fighting off infection.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Several causes: Any history of trauma to the area, any changes to the skin in the area? any history of other medical problems? Possibilities include a sebaceous cyst, ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The question lacks-: -description of the fracture as well as the treatment. It can vary from non-displaced to displaced, 1 fragment or many. Treatment can be from sling 2 ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
See Dr: Sounds like either folliculitis or hidradenitis, depending on severity--both of which need treated after evaluation by a dr / urgent care.

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