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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 ›
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
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
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
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?
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