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My Scalp Burns
A specialty: Severe burns, especially in children, should be treated at a burn center. The main principles are to replace fluids, excise and graft 3rd degree burns early and prevent and treat infection. Less severe burns can often be treated as an outpatient with topical mild antiseptic creams. They should be managed by a general or plastic surgeon. ...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
My scalp burns and hurts when I touch it in the center all the way down to my neck...what could it be?
I have small red bumps on my scalp. Theyre itchy and when I scratch my scalp burns. What are they? What can I do to get rid of them?
This past Wednesday i took one 50mg tramadol capsule. Got very sick, thought I was gonna die.my scalp still burns and itches and still have headache?
A capsule?: Haven't seen a true capsule for tramadol (they always seem to be tablets). So, one can bring the capsules back to the pharmacy or doctor to confirm they truly are tramadol. Perhaps the capsule is a combination drug, containing tramadol and something else. As for the symptoms, one can ask her primary doctor to see if it may be an allergic reaction to a drug, or be part of the original illness. ...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?
Bad odor coming from my scalp and it burns, skin feels tight, been to dermatologist, sulfur shampo not working, need help with the odor?
I shaved my hair off with clippers down to a 0. I have bumps on my scalp now and it itches and burns. What should I do?
Dr presc. Ketoconazole for scalp infection, but my scalp is still itchy and it burns. Why hasnt it gone away & how can I cure this?
Not sure, but...: It could be that the medication is not potent enough - may require an additional agent. Or could be that the diagnosis is incorrect. You need to talk to your prescribing doc to figure this out. ...Read more