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what does it mean when your hair hurts at the roots

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chrisman
33 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Inflammation.: The scalp may be infected with folliculitis or you have inflammation form a condition such as seborrhea or psoriasis. Other conditions that can involv ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: You are probably putting too much stress on the hair follicles. Try not putting your hair in a pony tail for a month and shampooing with a mild casti ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You deserve a thorough history and good physical exam. Make a list of any additional symptoms, how long it's been going on for, and what diseases you ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
Get checked: Typically some toxin, pathogen, allergen, is causing your bumps, itchiness and pain. Get checked
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
32 years experience Integrative Medicine
Scalp hurts: If you pull your hair tight to put it in a pony tail or if you have thick heavy hair it can actually pull on the scalp and cause pain. My guess would ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
48 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 female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
Check scalp: Let someone check your scalp and see if there is any irritation or rash there. Avoid brushing for a few days to see if this helps as well.
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hair: Possible fungal infection. Also could be you need scalp stimulation.
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