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Red Bumps On Scalp Hair Loss
Hair loss 6mos ago followed by scalp being sore, red, itchy for past 3mos. Scalp now is painful w red bumps all over. My derm did not know what to do?
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Hair loss after pregnancy. Now I have small itchy/painful red bumps all over scalp, could it be ingrowns from my hair coming back in or something more?
Alopecis: See a doctor. It is not usual to get skin rash in telegenic effluvium., ...Read more
Constant scalp irritation for three years. Bumps and redness. Dryness on scalp and under eyes. Burning eyelids and hair loss. Face always feels oily?
I have a scalp infection of some kind. Itchy, red bumps, bald patches, sometimes bleed, puss. Staph? Folliculitus? Ringworm? What is it?!
Multiple answers: You really need to see a doctor to find out what is going on and get proper treatment, I would suggest seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have tiny red bumps on scalp. They hurt wen I brush my hair n seem to cause headaches when I continue touch them. What is this & how can I rid them?
2nd dose of chemo thursday. I have red bumps on my scalp hair falling out and hair cut short. The bumps itch & painful. What can I put on scalp?
My 5 month old daughter keeps scratching her scalp a lot. She has red bumps all over her scalp and her hair is dry and tangled. What should I do?
Tough to diagnose: This is hard to diagnose without actually seeing it in person. My best guess, though, is that she has seborrheic dermatitis. If I am right, this can respond nicely to dandruff shampoos, particularly one with selenium sulfide. Another possibility is contact dermatitis where she is sensitive to something you are putting on her scalp. Other possibilities also exist. ...Read more
Tonight my scalp suddenly became oily, itchy, burning, flakes, and red bumps. It happened very fast but nothing was near my hair today. Any ideas?
Look at history: You may have symptoms of burning itching, flakes, oily, red bumps today, but it may have been as a result of something that you've been using on your scalp recently. So a good history of the products you have used on your scalp for conditioning, shampoo, coloring, oil treatments can cause a dermatitis to show up. Best to have your doctor examine it, and recommend treatment. ...Read more
I have painless bumps on the back of my tongue and bald spots that burns with red bumps in it on my head. Pl us a small painful bump on my gum.
See your Dentist: Some of what you are describing may be normal anatomy, some may be lesions. Not being able to see and examine you, palmate the lesions, review your medical history and meds, etc. we cannot in this forum make a diagnosis. Please see your Dentist or an Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist to begin the differential diagnostic process. ...Read more
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. They are often itchy/tender and scratched at producing a small scab. They tend to come and go. There is no permanent cure, but i often treat flares with antibiotics. I would go see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
I sometimes wake up with red bumps on my head and don't think much about it because I believe they are just pimples and then they end up disappearing but this time I have a bump in my scalp in which I thought would heal as it would before but it didn't in
I have dandruff on my scalp and small red bumps. Head and shoulder hasn't cleared this problem up. What is the cause of my scalp issue?
I have had an itchy scalp for a month. More around the nape of head. No lice. I also have small red bumps that are tender to touch. What could or be?
Scalp has itchy, sore bumps and are very irritating. Haven't noticed any excessive hair loss, but it is discomforting and scalp is sore. Will it heal?
Yes, wash daily:
Wash your scalp and hair daily, with any shampoo that you like.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Hi I'm have an abnormal condition on my scalp. It's a discoloration and hair loss. It was a bump as a child but it has gradually grown overtime.
Stomach bump: 24 F Hi I'm have an abnormal condition on my scalp. It's a discoloration and hair loss. It was a bump as a child but it has gradually grown overtime. ANS: without looking at it impossible to guess. We will soon be able to send pictures to us I think. You need to show to your Drs and they can likely tell right away. ...Read more
Hair loss, but no specific patches. Can u have a fungal infection on scalp without redness, itching, or typical signs/patterns?
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Hypersensitive scalp, constant redness, dandruff, white beads on follicles, mild itch/burn, hair loss. Biopsy neg. For yeast and inflamm. Please help!
Repeat biopsy: Especially if no lymphocytic cells or neutrophilic cells are seen on the biopsy. Your symptoms signify inflammation, so it should have been reflected on the pathology report. Of course, using a dandruff heavy shampoo formula may be effective too, along with stopping any chemicals that you may be using to treat your hair style. ...Read more
I am experiencing itchy pinkish bald spots on my scalp that are very sore and tender, red itchy pimple like bumps on my scalp. I continue to lose hair
My scalp is red, inflammed and I'm experiencing severe hair loss. I feel crawling sensation and itchiness on scalp. What could it be?
I have a small blood-red circle on my scalp. Maybe the width of a straw tip. The center is flesh colored. No hair loss. No irritation.?
CutaneousCropCircle?: There are a number of potential causes, all of which are benign- like a small capillary hemangioma, a small fibroepithelioma (pyogenic granuloma), a fibrous pilloma or maybe an uncommon form of a common wart. If you are worried about the cosmetic effect, or if it bleeds or grows or causes irritation, or if it spontaneously bursts into flames, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a bump on my head. At the bottom of my hairline. It is white though it was red and raised before. There is hair loss around it.
I would see a derm: You can have pilar cysts on scalp but typically they don't cause hairloss ...Read more
I have hair loss when hair tries to grow back my scalp has a dent, itchiness, red spot, some type of liquid coming from it and many grey hairs in spot?
I have sores on my scalp. Also, hair loss. It's been over a month. I was rubbing it and then went and took picture. Was red inflammed. Almost like a boil but clear and a big bald spot now
Take more pictures: Set up Health Tap consultation with a Dermatologist and see if they can give you some guidance ...Read more
What cause excessive flakes on scalp and hair loss after eating red meat milk and diary products. My food allergy and intolerance test was negative ...
Many causes: I would suggest avoiding these foods for two weeks and reassess the condition of your skin at that time. Topical products are available at your pharmacy for dry scalp and flaking which can be tried after the two-week period or beforehand. ...Read more
What cause flaky scalp and hair loss rapidly after eating red meat diary products legumes fruits nuts. Food allergy and intolerance test was negative.
The following medical conditions are some possible causes of flaky scalp. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
Seborrheic dermatitis, dry skin, seasonal changes, winter, cold weather, fungal infection of the hair shaft.
Hair loss is most likely a telogen effluvium where the hair starts to shed. Treatment is
b12 injections every month. ...Read more
When I eat vegetables, fruits, milk, legumes and red meat. I get itchy flaky scalp and hair loss just after 30 my allergy test is negative. What cause it?
Makes no sense: I'd greatly doubt that these events are related. You may be better off getting patch testing for a contact allergy then to foods, airborne allergens etc. Consult a dermatologist. ...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