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Painful Pimples On Scalp
I know i need to see Dermatologist. Just possible causes of painful pimple like in scalp face chest with pus comes out.for a while.
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
I have very painful and itchy pimples in my scalp and around my ears. What are they? Kindly suggest me a way out. Thanks!
I have an itchy scalp and my head skin is also peeling off. Moreover, there are some painful and itchy pimples in my scalp. What to do?
Occasionally I get little bumps on my scalp that are painful. They are like pimples, but they really hurt. What are they? Cure?
What causes a painful scalp at the point of growth of unusual coarse, thick, black hairs? Been a few years, no pimple/pus sacs. Future=folliculitis?:(
Still be: This is probably mild perifolliculitis but see dermatologist to really find out. ...Read more
I have pimples on my head (scalp) and it is painful. Some of it had pus. What should I do and what is it called? Is there any solution to this?
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
I have pimples that are on scalp, hairline acne aboove neck from months. I wash my hair daily, have used all sort of shampoos and oils. So painful.
Scalp folliculitis: Scalp folliculitis is an inflammatory disorder of the hair follicles in the scalp. Causes include bacteria, yeast or demodex. It is characterised by small, very itchy pustules within the scalp, often most troublesome on the frontal hairline. There may be only a small number of lesions or they may be very numerous. Treatment is with oral or topical antibiotics, topical cortisone, based on cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This morning I felt a hard bump pimple sized on toddlers scalp. He moved when I touched it. Now I can't find it. Should I just let it be or worry?
Bumps/scalp: It may be that you will be able to find it and reassess it after he has fallen asleep. Most small bumps can be observed to see if they resolve. Sometimes a bump may be related to trauma.Scalps are difficult to assess as there are so many bumps which appear to be swelling, but are part of a normal scalp. Have any swelling that is growing or has an unusual color assessed. ...Read more
Infection: This is possible scalp infection which requires oral antibiotics.See physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
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