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Fetal Scalp Blood
My baby had a fetal blood sample on her scalp before she was born. It's left a pink, bumpy spot on her head in which it seems to be getting bigger.
Scalp spot: Have you taken her to the doctor? If you've not, then you should do it. It may be a small hematoma (blood collection), but without seeing it or doing a study such as ultrasound, it's hard to tell. ...Read more
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
Facts?: Only on 1 side? If not, get a 2nd opinion. Antiviral medications, sometimes in combination with corticosteroids, can reduce the pain and duration of shingles - so see another Dr in any case. Don't get near it w/ comb! Wear a scarf till healed. Wash very gently to avoid breaking scales. See Dr! ...Read more
Scalp is usually greasy, i often observe dry blood flakes and dandruff whenever i scratch my scalp. It rarely burns. How do I treat it naturally?
Why so much sudden oily scalp and skin? My blood tests for testesterone is normal. Then why so much oily scalp? Is there any other cause of it?
My scalp itches a lot and I scratch until it bleeds. I take off the dry blood when it dries . Can I get cancer from that? I need advice please !
SeborrheicDermatitis: is a common skin condition that affects the scalp. Stress, fatigue and sleep deprivation are common causes. dermatitis. There’s no cure for this condition, but it is possible to get it under control by eliminating the cause. If concerned, see your PCP for complete examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Found pimple/boil looking thing on scalp, no blood visible, shape irregular, look closer up saw small brown oval, its like mountain w/ peak, what isit?
Reason?: No known way to selectively increase blood flow to the scalp in a person with dysautonomia or any other part of the body for that matter by way of medication or surgical method. The technique of biofeedback may come as close as possible to using conscious efforts to modulate things such as blood flow or blood pressure. But i doubt it could be useful for what you are wanting. Curious to know why? ...Read more
None of them: If this question is driven by a desire to avoid or treat male pattern baldness, you are also badly misinformed about the nature of the process. All men lose the hair on their templates at about age 20; i see that you are 22. Many men, especially those blessed with abundant chest hair, have the process continue. Your options are surgery, medical rx, or deciding you're happy with it. ...Read more
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