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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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My 8 year old son has a bad scalp rash after getting a hair cut. What medication can be recommended to treat this?

My 8 year old son has a bad scalp rash after getting a hair cut.  What medication can be recommended to treat this?

Hard to speculate: An exam to determine the type of rash would determine whether or not any or what would be needed. This could be an allergic reaction to some agent applied to the scalp, ringworm or something different. Treatments for one issue could aggravate another.Without a better description of the rash or an exam little can be offered. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for a scalp rash?

Any home  remedies for a scalp rash?

Shampoo/Psoriasis: This creamy rich shampoo(just natural shampoo for psoriasis) for scalp psoriasis is formulated to gently cleanse without damaging the skin's barrier and is mild, even for sensitive skin. It combines soothing plant essences and natural moisturizers with rich emollients to soften and soothe itchy, extra dry skin to help heal and prevent psoriasis. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil good for scalp rash in kids?

Is tea tree oil good for scalp rash in kids?

Maybe: Tea tree oil does have anti-inflammatory aspects, but too much can be very irritating. Try a very small amount (few drops) diluted into a solution of fragrance-free shampoo for a few days. If it is getting worse, stop! good luck! ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node and scalp rash?

What causes a swollen lymph node and scalp rash?

Inf or tumor: Scalp rash due to infection rarely spreads to cervical lymph nodes. One has to think that it is more likely neoplasm and of those it is the squamous Ca of the scalp that can cause a non nealing rash and spread to regional cervical lymph nodes. Bx of course is indicated with initiation of proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can thyroid cause scalp rash & hair lost?

Can thyroid cause scalp rash & hair lost?

Thyroid: A thyroid condition may give rise to a scalp rash, namely seborrheo which can cause hair loss. ...Read more

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Good day, both my kids 9 & 13 have very itchy scalp, no lice detected and no rash or dry scalp. Any idea what it can be and a basic treatment please?

Good day, both my kids 9 & 13 have very itchy scalp, no lice detected and no rash or dry scalp.
Any idea what it can be and a basic treatment please?

Vinegar rinse: You will never see lice or their nits (eggs) until they have been active more than 10 days. If this is early you can sometimes kill/remove them with a good apple cider vinegar lather/rinse applied for a few days. It can reduce the itching too. If this is no help find a good anti-itch shampoo. ...Read more

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Itchy Scalp rash for 2-3 weeks, ongoing muscle & joint aches on and off for 50 days now, symptoms not together. is it ars hiv? 97 days post hetro sex.

Itchy Scalp rash for 2-3 weeks, ongoing muscle & joint aches on and off for 50 days now, symptoms not together. is it ars hiv? 97 days post hetro sex.

Unrelated: Scalp rash and joint disease are not symptoms of HIV. Both symptoms may or may not be related. Some connective tissue disorders like lupus may be manifested with both. Obviously, you need to be examined by a physician who would also order the appropriate tests ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla

I am experiencing  skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla

Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse , folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help , or autoimmune process . or food intolerence- gluten, milk . Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read more

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What is the cause and treatment for bumpy pimples on my scalp area? I am not an oily eater and i don't expose it to sun.. Why is this?

What is the cause and treatment for bumpy pimples on my scalp area? I am not an oily eater and i don't expose it to sun.. Why is this?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles, which are the small pouches in the skin from which hairs grow. Folliculitis can develop on any part of the body that has hair. But it is most common on the face, scalp, and areas rubbed by clothing, such as the thighs and groin. Treatment is usually with oral antibiotics as bacteria are the usual cause. ...Read more

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How can I ask a Doctor for treatment of face ,scalp, and heir, every time I bring it up, Doctor's hook at me and say. No you don't have none of that?

How can I ask a Doctor for treatment of face ,scalp, and heir, every time I bring it up, Doctor's hook at me and say. No you don't have none of that?

Atry: Asking a specific question about your hair , if that doesn't work talk to beautician . Same about the face. If it doesn't work talk to an aesthetician . ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

Depends: It depends on the severity and how responsive it is to treatment. Psoriasis is a disease where the body attacks its own wrapper from within. For some folks, all it takes is some topical medicines and maybe steroids. Other folks require more powerful medications that turn down the immune system. You need to work with your doc to decide what works best in your case. ...Read more

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Hi i think i have psoriasis on my scalp just wondering if you know any home made treatment thanks ?

Psoriasis help: The simplest treatment of psoriasis is daily sun exposure (but avoid sunburn!), salt water compresses, stress reduction, and daily moisturizers such as petroleum jelly. Application immediately after a bath or shower helps to minimize itching and tenderness. If these don't help enough, your doctor can prescribe other treatments. Feel better! ...Read more

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Hsv Type 1 And 2 (Definition)

A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more


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Paget Disease Of The Nipple (Definition)

Is a malignant condition that may have the appearance of eczema, with skin changes involving the nipple of the breast. The incidence is approximately around 3%. Most of them are also associated with underlying breast cancer. Biopsy should be done to confirm. Mammogram, sonogram and perhaps MRI breast should be done-depending on the case to ...Read more