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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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I was hit above the eye by a ball yesterday and have swelling there. This morning though the left side of my head/scalp is numb - is this serious?

I was hit above the eye by a ball yesterday and have swelling there. This morning though the left side of my head/scalp is numb - is this serious?

Evaluation: Any trauma near eye could be serious. If it will be not better in 24 h and you will have blurred vision you need to go to doctor or even ER ...Read more

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I've had Cervical Dystonia for 5 yrs. My scalp was always tight. My mouth muscles aren't tight. I already use botox. Do you have some tip or sugestion?

I've had Cervical Dystonia for 5 yrs. My scalp was always tight. My mouth muscles aren't tight. I already use botox. Do you have some tip or sugestion?

Stretching: Stretching the neck muscle is also important and sometimes lengthens the effect of botox. A physical therapist can design a stretching program for your neck. Depending on what mouth muscles are tight a speech language pathology us could be helpful. ...Read more

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I have Cervical Dystonia. Its been 5 yrs. My scalp was always tight. My mouth muscles aren't tight. Why my scalp is so tight compared to other regions?

I have Cervical Dystonia. Its been 5 yrs. My scalp was always tight. My mouth muscles aren't tight. Why my scalp is so tight compared to other regions?

See below: Cervical dystonia doesn't necessarily affect the same muscle in everyone. In fact, it most commonly affects the muscles of the cervical spine. See a physiatrist or neurologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Headaches eye pain always over right side blackouts sever exhaustion feels like a tight band around my head?

Headaches eye pain always over right side blackouts sever exhaustion feels like a tight band around my head?

See doctor soon: You need to see a doctor immediately. There are many causes for headache. Blackouts may be caused by problems in the nervous system, the heart or by metabolic causes. You need to be see by a doctor as soon as possible to find the causes for your headache and blackouts. ...Read more

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Touching my scalp about 3inchs above my right eye causes teeth, face and neck pain on same side?

Touching my scalp about 3inchs above my right eye causes teeth, face and neck pain on same side?

Supraorbital Nerve: The supraorbital nerve is a sensory branch of the trigeminal nerve, and apparently touching a specific trigger point cause pain to radiate throughout the entire cranial nerve branch. You need to be physically evaluated by a local physician and neurologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. All the best...

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I'm having tightness in the temple area in the left side of my head. My eye doctor said it was due to stress but I don't believe so. What could it be?

Other symptoms?: You didn't state what your other medical or dental issues are that can play into this? If he cleared you of it being an eye condition, then it means it could be musculoskeletal or even dental (if the TMJ is involved). So you may need a dental consult. You didn't elaborate your history, so please add more info, and we can help you further. ...Read more

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When I lift my eye brows I feel like a tightness in the side and back of my head and my head feels weird for 3 months now I can't do things I use tddo?

When I lift my eye brows I feel like a tightness in the side and back of my head and my head feels weird for 3 months now I can't do things I use tddo?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head / neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin / scalp help?

I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head / neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin / scalp help?

See MD to b safe: Probably should have it checked out by a doc to be on safe side. If it is not growing larger that's a good sign, but if it's hard and not moveable that "could be" a more serious growth. Hard to say without an actual exam. ...Read more

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I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head/neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin/scalp do I worry?

I have small a little hard non movable lump on the of my head/neck above hairline it does not grow in size not painful its under skin/scalp do I worry?

Cyst: Its probably a cyst. At some point, if it grows, causes problems, or you just don't like it, surgical removal ca be done. Usually an outpatient procedure with local anesthesia. You should have it looked at by your primary care provider on be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My head feels very full and tight. It comes and goes. A couple of days ago it was around my cheekbone area. Now its around my scalp.

My head feels very full and tight. It comes and goes. A couple of days ago it was around my cheekbone area. Now its around my scalp.

Need more info: There are a few causes for your complaint anxiety being top of the list. Nevertheless it would be a good idea to see your family physician and discuss your symptoms with him/her. ...Read more

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On dogmatil 50mg 7 years. Taper to 25mg. Stop 4 weeks ago. Now, tight clasping feeling on top of head, sensitive scalp. Anxiety or withdrawal symptom?

On dogmatil 50mg 7 years. Taper to 25mg. Stop 4 weeks ago. Now, tight clasping feeling on top of head, sensitive scalp. Anxiety or withdrawal symptom?

Dogmatil: Is an antipsychotic used in europe & japan. Having been on it for that long, it is possible that symptoms are related to withdrawal. Advise talking to the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What causes burning eyes!? Been tested for all eye disorders an was normal, muscles in scalp also sore and tight?

What causes burning eyes!? Been tested for all eye disorders an was normal, muscles in scalp also sore and tight?

A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Tightness in neck shoulders tingly scalp, pressure in head and ears. Lightheaded dizzy sensation. Very random. ENT doesn't know. MRA and eyes normal?

Tightness in neck shoulders tingly scalp, pressure in head and ears. Lightheaded dizzy sensation. Very random. ENT doesn't know. MRA and eyes normal?

MRA of what?: Eyes normal? Light headed sensation? What does the primary care doctor think? Tension headache, Chiari malformation are in the differential diagnosis. Add pseudotumor cerebri if the head pressure is worse with reclining. MRI might be indicated if you have evidence of raised intracranial pressure (papilledema on eye exam) or a focal neuro exam. Might want to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

Allergy: This sounds miserable! If it came on abruptly within minutes I worry about an allergic reaction. Take an antihistamine right away and/or go to ER if it's progressing. Otherwise it could be a allergies. Itching all over is not usually part of a cold. ...Read more

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Head tightness espically if I try to move my eye brrows up like a pull in my head and my nostril alternative for almost 5 months is it a nerve damage?

Head tightness espically if I try to move my eye brrows up like a pull in my head and my nostril alternative for almost 5 months is it a nerve damage?

Headache: Muscle tension type headache or episodic tension type headache is del tile a pressure or vice like sensation. Usually in the forehead. Stress aggravates it. Check with your physician for adequate history and physical examination for proper diagnosis. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Severe headache, my head is throbbing and I have pain above my eye brows, it feels tight and painful. The back of my skull gets shooting pain as well?

Severe headache, my head is throbbing and I have pain above my eye brows, it feels tight and painful. The back of my skull gets shooting pain as well?

Cervical Facet Dz: The cervical facets in the neck can develop the osteoarthritis you mentioned and can cause headaches as well. Typically facet injections can help relieve the pain and reduce headaches. If these are short lived then the nerves supplying those joints can be ablated for long term relief, this is called radiofrequency ablation or rhizotomy. Botox injections to the neck and head can also be helpful. ...Read more

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Numb head on an off for 1yr getting more regular pins and needles in extremities left eye sight now restricted chest tight. Doc said don't work 30yrs?

Numb head on an off for 1yr getting more regular pins and needles in extremities left eye sight now restricted chest tight. Doc said don't work 30yrs?

Seems neurological: From your short history it seems like your symptoms are getting worse. Are the pins and needles in all 4 extremities? Are you having blurry vision? Where is the head numbness? Any other symptoms such as balance problem, incontinence, weakness? Thinks to consider in the differential are MS, transverse myelitis, or other CNS pathology. The peripheral nervous system seems less likely... ...Read more

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Dry Skin around both eyes and itchy eye corner. Also very itchy head scalp only at the back of head. Started month or two back. Taking allergy medicine (antihistamine) no help. Pl advice.

Dry Skin around both eyes and itchy eye corner. Also very itchy head scalp only at the back of head. Started month or two back. Taking allergy medicine (antihistamine) no help. Pl advice.

Skin, eyes, head: If antihistamine is not of help to you must, as soon as possible, see your primary doctor to help you get rid of symptoms. Your doctor might want to send you to a specialist.
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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more