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Doctor insights on: Face And Scalp Inflammation

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Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f white?

Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f  white?

Vague: Your symptoms are nonspecific and without a thorough history and physical, perhaps even some lab testing, it would be difficult to conclude what could be amiss. Time to follow up with a doctor! all the best! ...Read more

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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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Orgasm irritates eczema, and cause hair scalps inflammation to soar along with few rash on face. Results in hair loss, memory loss and general fatigue?

Orgasm irritates eczema, and cause hair scalps inflammation to soar along with few rash on face. Results in hair loss, memory loss and general fatigue?

No: If you having symptoms of itching, flushing and rash after sexual intercourse, you may be coming into exposure with an allergen - such as a latex condom or a sexual enhancement device. ...Read more

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Stop scalp inflammation and hairloss and pain?

Stop scalp inflammation and hairloss and pain?

First you need to : find out what's going on. Scalp inflammation can be just a form of dandruff(but isn't normally related to hair loss). Then you need to determine causes of your hair loss (?thyroid and anemia or iron deficiency/ferritin are common, vs stress induced alopecia). So I would make an appointment with dermatologist soon ...Read more

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Localized mildly itchy area on very top of scalp for past week. No redness, no inflammation, no flaking. What could it be? No changes in hair care.

Localized mildly itchy area on very top of scalp for past week. No redness, no inflammation, no flaking. What could it be? No changes in hair care.

Sounds treatable: Try otc use of selsun blue. Sometimes we have minimal-symptom fungal infections of the scalp that can present like this. If this does the trick, keep using it for another week beyond resolvement, and for any flare-ups. If it doesn't work, call your doctor for an appointment for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 15mg of prednisone for my scalp and skin inflammation/irritation for two weeks. How long until i feel relief and is this a high dose?

I was prescribed 15mg of prednisone for my scalp and skin inflammation/irritation for two weeks. How long until i feel relief and is this a high dose?

Prednisone: Prednisone is a steroid medication. Oral preparations of steroids will take about 12-24 hours to feel clinical relief. 15 mg is not considered a high dose. In my opinion, a high dose would be over 60 mg a day. ...Read more

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Does Male Pattern Baldness comes with a scalp that suffers from inflammation? (Only in the balding area)

Does Male Pattern Baldness comes with a scalp that suffers from inflammation? (Only in the balding area)

No: This isn't an inflammatory disorder. Anyone telling you otherwise is giving you misinformation. If inflammation is visible on inspection of the scalp, this may actually be a fungus. ...Read more

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Can mild inflamation of scalp cause hair fall?

Can mild inflamation of scalp cause hair fall?

Yes: Any inflammation, infection...bacterial/fungus, vitamin and protein deficiency, hormonal changes cause hair loss. Chemicals...impurities in hair products also do it. ...Read more

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Can I put polytar (coal tar) shampoo on inflammed scalp?

Can I put polytar (coal tar) shampoo on  inflammed scalp?

Define "inflamed".: If you mean that there is an active infection in your scalp, i would seek treatment from your doctor or a dermatologist first. If you mean inflammation due to psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis, that's what polytar (coal tar) is for. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more