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My Scalp Hurts
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
Chronic?: If yes - dermatological evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tension: Your hair follicle has nerves that feed it and can sense pressure and pain. When you are attempting to untangle your hair, you are creating tension that signals the nerve to produce pain. Try using a detangler or conditioner to help reduce the pain/tension on the hair follicle. ...Read more
My scalp hurts! just at the top back of my head where my part ends, it comes and goes i don't ever put my hair up, what's this from?
Scalp tenderness: If your scalp is causing you pain, it is unlikely that cortisone will relieve it. There are may thing that could be causing it one of which is herpes zoster or shingles. I certainly think if this is new onset you should be evaluated asap and even if this is chronic it warrants evaluation. So please seek out your primary care physician or dermatologist. ...Read more
Why does my scalp hurt when I move my hair from one side to another I know it sounds crazy but it really does
What could cause this??
Hair/scalp: Get examined for either hair or scalp irritiation or infection. Cannot diagnose online. ...Read more
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