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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 itchy scalp related to hyperthyroid?

Is itchy scalp related to hyperthyroid?

Unlikely: But since thyroid affects every organ, process and reaction in your body -- anything is possible. If it goes away when your thyroid problem is corrected, then it was related. Hyperthyroidism can cause dry skin, which could possibly cause an itchy scalp, but so can many other more common scalp problems. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if my scalp is bleeding and how do I get rid of dandruff?

Could you tell me what happens if my scalp is bleeding and how do I get rid of dandruff?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This will give you the best answer. ...Read more

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How can I stop bleeding from the scalp?

How can I stop bleeding from the scalp?

Rich blood supplied : If from trauma, as the scalp is tightly stretched over the skull bones with less contractility of the opened up blood vessels , in most of the areas of scalp it will be tough to control bleeding without hemostatic sutures er /pcp office if it is a big wound/bleeding is profuse, u r anxious, feel weak, dizzy etc.Ifwound is small good applic.Of pr.With clean dressing/cloth, ice application helps. ...Read more

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Had a scalp cyst removed in October. Now where it was removed it's bleeding and puss. Is that normal?

Had a scalp cyst removed in October. Now where it was removed it's bleeding and puss. Is that normal?

No: This is consistent with an infection at the site of the cyst removal and it should be evaluated by the physician who removed it. A culture may be taken and, while waiting for results, you may be started on warm applications, antibiotic ointment as well as antibiotics by mouth. ...Read more

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I have bloody sores on my scalp that are painful they will scab over then start bleeding again what could this be caused from have had it a few mon?

Medical evaluation: See you are on Permethrin & clindamycin. Have you been treated for some form of parasites? Also note abscess and surgical drainage? What was the cause/ offending germ? I think that you will need a physician who has a thorough knowledge of your overall condition, your diagnoses & your medications to pull this together. Infectious disease? Dermatology? ...Read more

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I have bleeding pimple-like bumps all over my scalp?

I have bleeding pimple-like bumps all over my scalp?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi past few weeks on back of my scalp i have a lump like a scab. Keep picking at it. So annoying. Has been bleeding. Have 2 of them What should i do?

Hi past few weeks on back of my scalp i have a lump like a scab. Keep picking at it. So annoying. Has been bleeding. Have 2 of them
What should i do?

Quit picking: Unfortunately this may have become a "pickers" focus or habit for you and it will not heal if you continue to pick. Each time you do you give the area more trauma and a greater chance for germs to invade. Try to consciously avoid picking, or rub two fingers together when you get an urge and the thing will heal in a week or two. ...Read more

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I have a brownish pinkish pimple like on my scalp since I was 14, I am 23 years old now the pimle hasn't been growing nor bleeding its just there and I only have that one in almost near my hair line. What Could this be?

I have a brownish pinkish pimple like on my scalp since I was 14, I am 23 years old now the pimle hasn't been growing nor bleeding its just there and I only have that one in almost near my hair line. What Could this be?

A million things!: Could be any one of a million things. More than likely, it is nothing to worry about. A pimple is usually an infections process, so I'm not sure it is a pimple that has lasted 9 years. Please contact a Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon to put your mind at rest. ...Read more

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Could someone have a subdural hematoma even if he is bleeding from the scalp?

Yes: A subdural hematoma is caused by a tearing of a bridging vein, often from trauma. A scalp laceration would not exclude the possibility of a subdural hematoma. ...Read more

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Is it possible that someone have a subdural hematoma even if they are bleeding on their scalp?

Subdural hematoma: Bleeding from the scalp will not cause a subdural hematoma, this type of bleed comes from a more serious type of trauma, not just from a scalp laceration. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right temple not constant. Intermittent. Fell two years ago. Hit head on large jagged rock. Scalp broke. Some bleeding?

It may or: May not be related to the fall but it's hard to ignore if in the same place. Do you clinch or grind your teeth at night? That can cause a temporal headache. I can't offer a good solution but if it's bothering u i would get seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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My scalp has been itchy to the point of bleeding and pus I think psoriasis but i've recently had 2 lumps on the back of my head appear. They got bigger over a couple days and it very painful giving me headaches what would this be ?

My scalp has been itchy to the point of bleeding and pus I think psoriasis but i've recently had 2 lumps on the back of my head appear. They got bigger over a couple days and it very painful giving me headaches what would this be ?

You now have an : Infection in your scalp from you scratching it so much and your lymph glands are now reacting trying to fight off the infection.It is to the point now that you need antibiotics.Go see your physician now before it gets worst. ...Read more

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Itchy dry patches on scalp. oily hair so not a dry scalp problem. Itch when bumped etc. itches until bleeding. no stress. Help?

Itchy dry patches on scalp. oily hair so not a dry scalp problem. Itch when bumped etc. itches until bleeding. no stress. Help?

More info: It is difficult to answer this without more information and examination. Your question is confusing - itchy dry patches on scalp but you don't think it is dry scalp problem.In general itchy scalp can be due to fungal infection, inflammation related disorders, skin diseases just to mention few. Please discuss it in detail with a physician. ...Read more

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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more