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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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Is it normal to have a loose scalp?

Is it normal to have a loose scalp?

It is normal : Loose scalp and tight scalp both are normal and there is nothing you can do to change it. ...Read more

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Are there any cosmetic procedures that can fix a loose scalp?

NO: What is the specific cosmetic problem that you are having besides the skin being loose? Hairlines can be moved, brows can be lifted. ...Read more

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If somebody says he has a loose scalp, what is he talking about?

If somebody says he has a loose scalp, what is he talking about?

Ask him: Best answers always come from the source. I can only guess that this person means he can move the skin easily on his scalp...Perhaps moreso than another person. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hitching in my scalp, help me out with some home remedy?

See a dermatologist: Why look for a "home remedy" when there are treatments which really work? Begin with a diagnosis with a DR who has the best chance to know, a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can start doing a shampoo in the shower every night using Head & Shoulders. ...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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Can I apply natural home remedy into my scalp such as aloe vera? Due to thinning of my hair

Can I apply natural home remedy into my  scalp such as aloe vera? Due to thinning of my hair

Thinning hair: Sure, it probably won't help the thinning hair much but it can help condition the scalp. It certainly won't hurt. Good luck ...Read more

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Dyed hair and I have blisters filled with puss on scalp just in back of head. Is there a home remedy to speed the healing process? Or what should I do

Dyed hair and I have blisters filled with puss on scalp just in back of head. Is there a home remedy to speed the healing process? Or what should I do

When to go to Doctor: Your question seems to me to be the very definition of when one needs to see the doctor. The only other wisdom i can impart would be that you probably should not dye your hair if this is how your skin reacts. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment or remedy for dry scalp?

What is a good treatment or remedy for dry scalp?

Flaky itchy scalp: Most likely this is related to seborrheic dermatitis and one of the dandruff shampoos may help. There are a number of them with different active ingredients so you may have to try several different ones to see what is best for you. Some are: neutragena tgel, tsal; sebulex, head and shoulders, etc. Shampoo daily. If it doesn't work see your dermatologist for medication to put on your scalp. ...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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Horrible scalp psoriasis. Any and all advice for treatment welcomed.

Do these things!: Alternate tar versus zinc pyrithione shampoos, every other day. Have your doctor prescribe Fluconazole 200mg twice weekly and go on Doxycycline 100mg twice daily. If these fail, Methotrexate sc one day per week should be tried. Finally, you have several biologics that work well, but are not needed by the majority of sufferers! ...Read more

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Seborrheic keratosis on scalp and hairfalling out, treatment?

Seborrheic keratosis on scalp and hairfalling out, treatment?

Seb K's: Seborrheic Keratoses are benign growths that can grow on any skin surface, head to feet. They don't usually cause "hair loss" but can displace some hair if they grow large in the scalp. ...Read more

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How can I treatment scalp psoriasis or eczema?

How can I treatment scalp psoriasis or eczema?

See details: Try a coal tar shampoo such as Denorex, PsoriaTrax or Betatar on a daily basis. If they do not work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can you cure an itchy scalp from radiation treatment?

How can you cure an itchy scalp from radiation treatment?

Some options: Avoidance of heat/cold, prolonged sun exposure, tight clothing to start with. Keeping the scalp moisturised and using a course of steroid creams helps. ...Read more

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Loose Scalp (Definition)

= outermost tissues covering the skull ...Read more