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Remedies For Itchy Sore Scalp
I have extremely itchy, sore scalp for months. Periodically i see red patches that disappear shortly. Today i got white flakes when i itched. Thoughts?
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've been washing my itchy, sore, scalp with dandruff shampoos and dermarest shampoo. My scalp still itches. Why?
For the past 8 months i've suffere with a severe itchy, smelly, oozing, sore scalp. I have very painful lumps behind ears & in my neck. No relief!
Mom last night had hives all over head, itchy sore scalp, red & painful ears. Had to use ice packs & Benadryl. What could it be & what should she do ?
See Doc: If the area is painful and itchy involving only half of the head area, this is likely shingles. Consult your doctor immediately since timely dosing with anti-viral medication may shorten the duration and severity of the disease. ...Read more
CC: hair loss, itchy scalp, sore scalp. Irons fine, Vit D is low, Thyroid levels are high, what could cause my hair to be itchy, Sore and hair loss?
What is this - jetlag, sneezing, itchy throat, dry cough, chills, temp is 37C, sore scalp, nasal drip, a lil fatigue, loose stool, no body pain?
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
My scalp was sore and itchy but when I washed it, the soreness and itchiness went away. Why is that?
Wash irritant away?: Scalp or skin soreness/itchiness that improves after washing can be due to an irritant that got washed away, or a dry area that responded to a shampoo or soap that had conditioner/moisturizer in it. Unfortunately, it is not possible to say for certain in this forum what happened in your case; that would require history and examination. ...Read more
Ihave been told I have psorissis on my scalp they said it would be itchy but not sore mine is pain ful and also causes headaches?
I've got soft soft like scabs on my scalp they very sore were picked it feels like liquid coming from them my scalp itchy also please help thank u?
I have red spots on my scalp. It isn't itchy or flaky but it is slightly sore. I've never had a problem like this before. What do you think it is?
i have a never ending itchy scalp. My scalp itch after washing my hair. I get headaches; my scalp is sore and the crown of my hair hurts. ?
I have itchy sore dry scalp and i've tried all types of oils, greases, shampoos. How can I fix this problem? My hair is a buzz cut.
Itchy Scalp: "itchy scalp can be a frustrating problem. There are several things which can cause it. Dandruff is the most common. Dandruff is caused by overgrowth of yeast on your scalp. The yeast triggers inflammation and itching. It usually causes flaking, but not always. When the scalp is red and flaky from dandruff we often call it seborrheic dermatitis, but the cause is the same. Try clobetasol soln. ...Read more
I have a quarter sized bruise on my scalp's right front. The area is bald and sometimes tha bruise is itchy and there's a slight soreness if i scratch?
Bald patch: Since this bald patch has a bruise and itches at times and is occasionally sore, I recommend that your physician or dermatologist examine you to check for fungal infection, chronic trauma, alopecia areata or any other skin or scalp pathology. Your personal physician may refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more
My scalp is itchy and the crown is sore. There are no flakes, sores, or hair loss. What could it be? This has been for a year.
Scalp itchy/sore: Consider coconut oil massage when showering rinse off or rinse w/ 1 part apple cider vinegar, 3 parts water or massage olive oil and then place paste of baking soda on scalp for 1/2 hour and rinse. Consider Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo (if no allergy)-for fungus. May be allergic reaction to foods ( I have seen that) . Would also check for lice . F//U w/ dermatologist and allergist for food allergy testing ...Read more
I have itchy sore bumps on my scalp mostly around the hairline. Organix scalp therapy shampoo seems to be helping get rid of them. Do i continue?
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