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Little Crystals On Scalp
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
Ingrown Hair: Sounds to me like you, in all likelihood, have developed an ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are caused by a growing hair that gets trapped under the skin and can cause irritation and/or infection in the area. If you have many of these pimples, its a condition called 'folliculitis'. More severe cases may require treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more
What's the difference between scalp psoriasis and dermatitis? : I have itching on eyebrow/pubes/scalp & losing bit of hair on head, also bit flakey!
What can u use on hard bumps on scalp sore hard bumps, at base of neckline on scalp some fill with pus
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. They are often itchy/tender and scratched at producing a small scab. They tend to come and go. There is no permanent cure, but i often treat flares with antibiotics. I would go see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
I get pimples on my scalp and sometimes something crusty like material forms on the scalp when scratched blood comes out of it my scalp is very oily?
Painful rash: If it's just on one side, i'd worry this was shingles and would encourage you to get someone to start treatment right away. If it's on both sides, it could be an allergic reaction to something that got on your skin. There are a lot of other conditions that can cause painful rashes but most need to be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
Itchy red little bumps some with white center some without, on thighs, calves, forearms, feet, maybe even some on scalp and inside ears, etc...
D skin disease is hard, rough, scaly, itchy, leaves the area it occupies very black, swollen with fluids innit, hair grows on it, its on both legs. Help?
Have it looked into: Rashes are difficult to evaluate without actually seeing them and obtaining a good history and possibly lab work...This sounds like something that needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician sooner rather than later.. ...Read more
I have a lot of itching on my pubic area, eyebrows and scalp. Redness on eyebrows and scalp area with scaling on scalp, and loads of flakes! help!
Allergy or infection: ...would be the most likely problems. Either way, see you dr. ...Read more
Infected: Best to see your doctor to get it treated before the infection spreads further. Has the hair been removed yet? ...Read more
I have little yellow or white hardened sebum(i think) bulbs on my face and scalp. Sometimes attached to end of hair, making me lose hair. Fungus or..?
Brown spot some of foot and red raised tiny spot on pinky and raised spit on back of hand as well?
Med eval: with visualization of lesions will be needed to make accurate diagnosis and to make recommendations. ...Read more
Red pimple like blistery rash. Stings and itches horribly. Always occurs on hairline, scalp, base of neck, back/tail bone and is symmetrical on body?
Boyfriend has a irritated shaft on the side it has some red bumps and on top of red bumps it looks like a small tiny black head. when pee burns a tad?
Dry skin or shampoo on ear in concave of helix. Rubbed area harshly 1 day ago. Have area of tiny broken capillaries on top of helix. Will they fade?
Yes,they will: fade with time.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've got minor pains on my scalp it first start it on the back then a little bit on the top what could it be?
Muscular tension: These pains are usually associated with muscular tension. Relaxation exercises that emphasize relaxation of the muscles in the neck can be helpful. Heat and/or cold compresses to the back of the neck can be helpful as well. ...Read more
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
Scalp Cysts: Without an examination it is impossible to say for sure. They may be infected cysts or infected follicles. Sounds like you need to get them examined and treated. ...Read more
Skin growth: Could be a benign lesion called a seborrheic keratosis but it the lesions grows, bleeds gets painful or changes you should have it checked. As you should with any skin lesion. ...Read more
Poor Idea: Puncture wounds are dangerous because the bacteria from the skin and the object that caused the puncture are pushed into the deeper layers. If the would is not cleaned thoroughly and managed properly then she could get a very serious, even life threatening, infection requiring hospitalization and IV antibiotics. She really needs to see a professional and get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small bump on my scalp that wont go away.. had it for two weeks now.. i tried to pop it but it jsut bleeds.. shud i be worried??
Needs a checkup: It should be seen. Very hard to diagnose with so little information. There are many possibilities in diagnosis. ...Read more
Small crusty white patch on back of scalp for 6+ months. Had before but most went away. Can't get info dr for 3 weeks. Should I be worried?
Ok to wait 3 weeks: Hi No worries. It's a little hard to say exactly what you have without being able to see the white patch, but what you are describing seems to be ok to wait for the 3 weeks. I definitely understand your concern but please be assured that being seen in a clinic is the best thing. Even if you go to an ER, the will still refer you to be seen in clinic. Hope this helps ...Read more
For past yr I've noticed small clear round balls on my scalp (tiny). They are firm and my scalp doesn't itch. Any idea what these are? Thanks!
I have a indention in my head and then right beside it it like a little fatty there it feels like something under my skin which is scalp what is that?
Possible lipoma: Not exactly sure, but when you describe something as feeling fatty, that is the description of a lipoma. This is a soft benign tumor of the fatty tissues of the scalp. It is under the skin, and can appear as a lump under the scalp. If it grows or becomes painful, these are often removed. ...Read more
Could be pilar cyst: A firm, round lump on the scalp that does not go away could be a pilar cyst. Pilar cysts are not dangerous, tend to be multiple, and tend to occur in multiple family members. See your dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and removal, if necessary. ...Read more
Usually from trauma: All this means is that there has been some bleeding into the scalp. The effect is that usually this is in an area of trauma and therefore, it hurts. The blood will get reabsorbed and will heal on its own. ...Read more
My scalp is inflamed with large and small pustules. They hurt very much at times. Could this be mrsa?
Please recommend some tips for scalp psoriasis. I have many prescirbed products but they do little to help my problem?
See details: Doctors on this forum cannot recommend specific products. I would urge discussing options with a dermatologist. ...Read more