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Is it normal that my scalp hurts?

Is it normal that my scalp hurts?

Scalp hurt: No. More specific details needed to provide useful information to you. ...Read more

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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My scalp hurts evenwhen they're not being touched, can someone tell me what the cause is?

My scalp hurts evenwhen they're not being touched, can someone tell me what the cause is?

Possibilities: Consider a neurological cause of pain, such as an injured nerve or a neuralgia (e.g. Trigeminal neuralgia http://j.Mp/vgyzi0). Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Weird bump on the side of my scalp hurts bad?

Could be a cyst: Sometimes common cysts can get inflamed and painful. However, there are other things that can cause your symptoms. You should have this examined. ...Read more

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My scalp hurts, help make it stop? Cortisone?

My scalp hurts, help make it stop? Cortisone?

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

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Why does my scalp hurts when I untangle my hair?

Why does my scalp hurts when I untangle my hair?

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

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After a night of drinking my scalp hurts?

Alcohol-vasodilator: As alcohol expands the blood vessels it could be from dilatation of blood vessels of the scalp and when too much vasodilatation occurs /if you are sensitive to alcohol in terms of vasodilatation the blood is flowing fast through the turgid dilated vs and making you to feel the burning probably. Also irritation of the nerves overall from alcohol /dilatation of intracranial vs can cause head ache ...Read more

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My scalp hurts to the touch, no visable rash?

My scalp hurts to the touch, no visable rash?

Headache: Possibly Migraine type. Did you physically get hurt on Scalp? Try to take Acetaminophen and relax, it will get better. ...Read more

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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?

Have you been out in: The sun? Often our hair covers our scalp - except where our hair is parted. Thus one can develop a sun burn in that area. Take care. ...Read more

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