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A 37-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when your head itches and you don't have lice/dry scalp or dandruff?

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Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Itch: Itching scalp could be due to all the causes you listed, but it also could be due to a fungal infection. The type of shampoo you use can also cause this so i recommend switching to a hypoallergenic product if you haven't already. Also stress can sometime result in somatic symptoms such as itchiness, see your doctor soon to find the cause and get relief.
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