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Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
66M people helped
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My scalps feels like it's on fire ?

Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
66M people helped
My scalps feels like it's on fire ?

Could be a nerve: Issue. See a neurologist

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified
11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Board Certified
11 years in practice
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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
907K people helped
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I have something living inside my scalp.

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
907K people helped
I have something living inside my scalp.

?: Please consult your doctor. What are your symptoms? ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified
11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Dr. Donald Alves
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
19 years in practice
18M people helped
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I have thickening under my scalp what would it be.

Dr. Donald Alves
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
19 years in practice
18M people helped

Skull?: Kidding! but more info would help. Painful? Color change in area? After injury/local trauma? Location on scalp? Any where else? Travel or exposures? Sounds like time to see dermatology. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped
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I found a bunch of open soars in my scalp..I'm very nervous about this..What can this be from?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped

See a dermatologist: To find out your answer and to get treated so that you can get better and not be nervous. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified
11 years in practice
93K people helped
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Dr. Tom Heston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
2M people helped
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My scalp hurts evenwhen they're not being touched, can someone tell me what the cause is?

Dr. Tom Heston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
2M people helped

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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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How to stop picking and scratching scalp?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
How to stop picking and scratching scalp?

Does this tend to: be a compulsive, recurrent behavior? See that you suffer from anxiety Disorder and ADHD. First deal with the anxiety. If that doesn't improve things - consider Behavioral therapy or Cognitive behavioral therapy for the picking and scratching. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture, Acupressure, ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Board Certified, Dermatology
20 years in practice
1M people helped
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What is the best thing for a dry flaky scalp?

Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Board Certified, Dermatology
20 years in practice
1M people helped
What is the best thing for a dry flaky scalp?

Dry scalp: Well, first you could certainly try a dandruff shampoo. Look for something that says "for dry scalp" or other similar statement. You may need to use it daily for a week or two before you get it under control. However, if you are black you may not do well with daily shampooing, it may make it worse. Also scalp psoriasis is some thing to consider. You may want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
25 years in practice
19M people helped
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Dr. Candace Spann
Board Certified, Dermatology
16 years in practice
247K people helped
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I am ravindra , age 22 .My scalp is so smelly i& icant bare it so i want remedies ?

Dr. Candace Spann
Board Certified, Dermatology
16 years in practice
247K people helped

Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis was the cause of your dandruff and is likely leading to the odor from your scalp. Try leaving on your dandruff shampoo for 10 minutes before washing off. Also, see your dermatologist as you may need a prescription topical steroid to calm the inflammation in the scalp. ...Read more

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Dr. Antonio Cruz
Board Certified, Dermatology
10 years in practice
401K people helped
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My scalp is always dry with flaks?

Dr. Antonio Cruz
Board Certified, Dermatology
10 years in practice
401K people helped
My scalp is always dry with flaks?

Piece of cake: Could be seborrheic dermatitis vs psoriasis vs something else. Once a diagnosis is made, a range of treatments are available depending on the severity of it - utilizing a combination of prescription and over the counter treatments. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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