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Burning sensation on head scalp mix with liquid feeling when I'm stressing really bad with bad anxiety. What to do?

Burning sensation on head scalp mix with liquid feeling when I'm stressing really bad with bad anxiety. What to do?

SOUNDS UNCOMFORTABLE: Might be time to reduce stress and also see your dr. If stress does this talking with a psychotherapist seems right. Meds might help. Over several months meditation will help too. Lots of things can help so find someone who can assist you in making changes. I'd try a good psychotherapist for starters. ...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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Burning under my front scalp in d middle of my head.?

Burning under my front scalp in d middle of my head.?

Paresthesia: Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. The sensation, which happens without warning, is usually painless and described as tingling or
numbness, skin crawling, or itching. The appropriate treatment for paresthesia depends on accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause. ...Read more

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I have a scalp that is itching and burning like fire?

I have a scalp that is itching and burning like fire?

Several things: It's difficult to give you more accurate advice without sering your scalp, but this could he several things from a herpes zoster infection, to seborrheic dermatitis to fungus and even psoriasis. Ideally you should see a doctor to better characterize the problem and create an appropriate treatment plan. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I am having a burning sensation on my scalp on the front of my part line?

I am having a burning sensation on my scalp on the front of my part line?

Nerve pain: You're describing nerve pain probably from compression by muscle of the underlying nerves. I hope that answers your question, as it was difficult to understand what you're asking. ...Read more

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I'm trying to deal with an annoying itch that started yesterday, I woke up this morning and my scalp felt like it was burning, the itch is spreading?

I'm trying to deal with an annoying itch that started yesterday, I woke up this morning and my scalp felt like it was burning, the itch is spreading?

Hard to say: Without knowing if there's a rash/ hives/ bite marks associated with the itching or other associated symptoms (i.e.: fever, swelling, etc), it'd be tough to say for us what this may be. Any recent medication use, travel, exposure to pets, allergies? If the itching persists or you have other associated signs or symptoms, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does botox cause burning sensation on scalp?

It sure could.: Botox injections in the scalp are usually done for treatment of migraine headaches (by paralyzing trigger muscles), and the scalp is highly vascular, so needle pokes can cause stretching and bruising felt as "burning." this should be temporary and is of no concern otherwise. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my scalp and face?

I have a burning sensation on my scalp and face?

Tooth issues: When there is local issue usually cause is nearby - could be tooth fillings or emf field due to cell phone usage - learn what the issue is and how to correct these. ...Read more

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What could cause a burning sensation in head scalp?

What could cause a burning sensation in head scalp?

Many causes: Allergy to soap/shampoo
reaction to hair colouring product
hair products
stress
anxiety
migraine
side effect of medication
occipital neuralgia
sinus
whiplash injury
vitamin b 12 deficiency
spinal nerve compression
diabetes
peripheral artery disease
peripheral neuropathy
sun burn
chemical burn
heat burn
peripheral nerve trauma (see nerve symptoms)
peripheral nerve compressions. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my scalp and face what can it be. It get worse at night.?

I have a burning sensation on my scalp and face what can it be. It get worse at night.?

See md: This could represent contact allergy, or sign of internal problems. See md to review drug history- new medications or new generics? Recent chemical exposure? New hair products? Blood tests and possible skin biopsy may be necessary for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Found two or more red dots on my scalp and they itchy and burning feeling should I get it checked out?

Yes: Burning, red bumps on the scalp can have many causes. A common thing is a staphlococcal infection, which may require an antibiotic to treat it. ...Read more

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I've noticed every time I stress about something I get a weird burning sensation on my scalp. What could this be?

Anxiety: I understand your concern.
At age 24, problems and conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, work and finances can cause Anxiety with physical symptoms.
Relax by, Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Yoga, and Meditation.
See a Therapist to cope with stressors in life, resolve conflicts and turmoil in the relationships, and to improve your functioning at work and in per ...Read more

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I have burning & itching sores on my scalp and it has spread to my entire neck area. It. Is very painful and I have not used any new products except t?

SeborrheicDermatitis: A common skin condition that affects the scalp. Stress and fatigue often contribute to seborrheic dermatitis. Particularly stressful events and situations can actually worsen seborrheic dermatitis almost immediately. There’s no cure for this condition, it is possible to get it under control and eliminate future flare-ups. Rec. See your pcp to get the final diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Diagnose and treatment burning scalp syndrome dysesthesia?

Diagnose and treatment burning scalp syndrome dysesthesia?

Neurology consult: You could be having a kind of neuropathic pain disorder. Best would be consult a neurologist to rule out any underlying condition and make a management plan. Treatment options include use of medications, mainly anti-epileptics and anti-depressants. Bio-behavioral therapies including relaxation therapy can help (pain psychologist). ...Read more

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Why is my scalp burning after washing with Suave Cherry Blossom Shampoo? Is it because I dried it out?

Why is my scalp burning after washing with Suave Cherry Blossom Shampoo? Is it because I dried it out?

Irritation: Hard to say for sure but wouldn't expect 1 wash to dry scalp to point of burning sensation. More likely something in the ingredients is irritating scalp. Skip a few days then try a shampoo you've used successfully before. ...Read more

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What is scalp burning a sympyom of? No cuts, or rash, no new soap, can hardly shower my nerves are thatsensitive.

What is scalp burning a sympyom of? No cuts, or rash, no new soap, can hardly shower my nerves are thatsensitive.

Nerve irritation: Burning pain frequent results from a nerve irritation. Not sure why your nerves are irritated, but that might be found out by taking more history and doing physical exam. Side effect of a medicine is another plausible cause. ...Read more

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I have burning sores on the back left side of my scalp along with headache and stiff neck what could be the cause?

I have burning sores on the back left side of my scalp along with headache and stiff neck what could be the cause?

Headache/stiff nexk: You will need an evaluation by a physician and not knowing other details (e.g. How quickly symptoms are progressing, presence of fever, other infectious manifestations) would recommend this be done asap to consider meningitis. ...Read more

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What could cause my scalp to feel like its burning. Shingles has been ruled out.? The only thing that seems to help is ice packs.

What could cause my scalp to feel like its burning. Shingles has been ruled out.? The only thing that seems to help is ice packs.

Many possibilities: There are a number of possibilities that could explain that symptom including chemical damage to the skin from hair products to nerve damage from a variety of causes. "burning" quality pain is typical for neuropathic or nerve damage pain. I would suggest you get in to see a neurologist or a pain management specialist for a good evaluation. ...Read more

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Daughter complains about scalp feeling of burning, itchy, pin/needle feeling. Scalp is clear and healthy, but hot to touch. What is this?

Daughter complains about scalp feeling of burning, itchy, pin/needle feeling. Scalp is clear and healthy, but hot to touch. What is this?

Skin Irritation: This is a non-specific complaint for an 8-year old. Reassure her. Check whether this is from new shampoo, hair spray etc.

If not going away in 1 or 2 days, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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My scalp is feels like it's burning and I also have an headache and my head just feels heavy and my neck hurts any suggestions what could be wrong?

My scalp is feels like it's burning and I also have an headache and my head just feels heavy and my neck hurts any suggestions what could be wrong?

When to see a doctor: A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis.

Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/headache/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050800 ...Read more

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My scalp all of a sudden began burning & it hurts when I scratch. A smallump on my neck popped out of nowhere as well. Could this be due to the heat?

Likely Infection: It is more likely due to an infected area of the scalp. The lump is a lymph node draining the infection and not due to the heat. ...Read more

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What causes your scalp to feel like someone is pouring acid on it its burning no cuts or anything;and double vision with trails and halos? Esp @nite?

What causes your scalp to feel like someone is pouring acid on it its burning no cuts or anything;and double vision with trails and halos? Esp @nite?

Some ideas...: One thing to consider: the scalp pain may be shingles/zoster; migraines can occasionally do this as well. There are also other causes like trigeminal neuralgia. All three of these can also cause double vision in some patients. The haloes at night are often caused by cataracts and dry eyes. ...Read more

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Really bad burning spot on my scalp. Could it be a ringworm?

Really bad burning spot on my scalp. Could it be a ringworm?

Yes: Could be ringworm or a host of other inflammatory skin diseases that affect the scalp such as eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis. Need to see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. There are otc antifungals you can use while waiting to see your doctor such as lotrimin solution, Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more