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What do I have? Symptoms are itchy scalp, burning scalp, blisters on scalp, and sting on my scalp.

What do I have? Symptoms are itchy scalp, burning scalp, blisters on scalp, and sting on my scalp.

Scalp itch: Not sure if u r on medications that can cause itching. Best to have it looked at by a dermatologist. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Small red raised areas/blisters on scalp..Mostly at the crown area.Cluster.. Started out like bee sting when touched fluid was there.Pin head in si?

Small  red raised  areas/blisters on scalp..Mostly at the crown area.Cluster.. Started out like bee sting when touched fluid  was there.Pin head in si?

Scalp lesion: This may be an infection e.g. A staph infection. You need medical attention. See your doctor for examination. Meanwhile use a medication neosporin oint on area three times per day until you can be seen, as soon as possible. Go to walk in clinic if you cannot see your doctor. ...Read more

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Had hair bleached blonde today. Now I have blisters on scalp, swollen hands, mad with the itch on hands arms feet and groin area.

Had hair bleached blonde today. Now I have blisters on scalp, swollen hands, mad with the itch on hands arms feet and groin area.

See a dermatologist: Indicate that you have an urgent problem. Benadryl will only make you sleepy, not help your skin. You need diagnosis and probably corticosteroid pills + cream. Likely allergic reaction to something used on hair. ...Read more

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I have Blisters scalp what i do ??

I have Blisters scalp what i do ??

In this situation: there is not enough information to figure out what the cause of blistering is. So, rather than give you generalized advice - would recommend dermatological evaluation. That way the cause can be assessed and an individualized treatment plan can be provided. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a blister on my scalp. What can I do?

Blister: A blister is a fluid filled bump. If this is what you have, it could be a sign of a fairly serious blistering disorder called pemphigus. Other conditions that cause blisters in the scalp include some types of infections. I would suggest that you consult with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Would it be recommended to to put tea tree and almond oil on a blister on your scalp?

Would it be recommended to to put tea tree and almond oil on a blister on your scalp?

Tee Tree Oil: Tea tree oil is an essential oil that comes from tea tree leaves. Tea tree oil contains cineole and terpinen, two chemical constituents that work to kill bacteria and germs. You can use this oil in a variety of ways, including as a remedy for common skin conditions. ...Read more

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Blisters on my scalp and forearms. My left arm looks like chickenpox bumps and the right looks like scabies with 4 tracks coming out of 1 large bump?

Blisters on my scalp and forearms. My left arm looks like chickenpox bumps and the right looks like scabies with 4 tracks coming out of 1 large bump?

Post a photo: Many things can look as described. Both chicken pox (unlikely) and scabies are intensely itchy. Scabies does not form visible blisters but tracks with bumps spread out at relatively even intervals. Other viral illnesses can cause rashes similar to what you describe as can contact reactions. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i really have an allergic reaction, and not a variant of the herpes virus? I have had a sore throat for a few days, and began breaking out with chickenpox like symptoms, with blisters starting on my scalp, spreading all over to my face,

This : This definitely sounds like it could have been a herpes outbreak as opposed to an allergic reaction. There are two types of herpes viruses (1 and 2). In the past type 1 was associated with cold sores and type 2 with genital herpes. Now it has been proven that both types can be found in either location. A quick way for you to know if you have been exposed to the herpes virus is by requesting a blood tests that checks for antibodies to both types of herpes. If the test comes back positive for either type then you can assume that you may have had an outbreak, and it if happens again see your doctor at the onset of symptoms and request treatment for herpes. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more