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Scalp (Definition)

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


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My mom had a noncancerous cyst on her scalp nd. Had it removes s it possible that will. Developed a cyst becous my mom had. A cyst?

My mom had a noncancerous cyst on her scalp nd. Had it removes s it possible that will. Developed a cyst becous my mom had. A cyst?

Yes: Cysts are common on the scalp and, in almost every case, are not malignant. They are easily removed by a dermatologist if they become large or noticeable. It is possible you will develop a cyst on your scalp, but it is unlikely to be genetically determined. ...Read more

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On hmg, 17mm folli on cd13 so scheduled trigger for cd15, had cramps on cd14 and cd15 u.S shows collapsed folli n fluid in pod. Did I ovulate on my own?

On hmg, 17mm folli on cd13 so scheduled trigger for cd15, had cramps on cd14 and cd15 u.S shows collapsed folli n fluid in pod. Did I ovulate on my own?

Very likely: Given the presence of a dominant follicle that then "collapses" it is very likely that you ovulated on your own. This can easily be determined by a Progesterone level or ovulation predictor kits. ...Read more

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How do I ease cramps?

How do I ease cramps?

Cramps: Please resubmit your question with more info. Do you refer to menstrual cramps? Or to muscle cramps like a "charlie horse"? ...Read more

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What is cause of cramps?

What is cause of cramps?

Dehydration: A long periods of exercise or physical labor, particularly in hot weather, may lead to muscle cramps
some medications and certain medical conditions also may cause muscle cramps.
The exact cause of muscle cramps is still unknown, but the theories most commonly cited include
altered neuromuscular control
dehydration
electrolyte depletion
poor conditioning. ...Read more

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Why are cramps so painful?

Why are cramps so painful?

From prostaglandins: Which a is a chemical that produces the cramps. Anti- inflammation drugs, like Motrin advil, anaprox (naproxen) ds and others work to stop the cramps. Also bc pills or Lysteda can work also. You need an exam and get treatment, no need to suffer. ...Read more

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Why I feel cramps in my back?

Why I feel cramps in my back?

Muscle cramps: Excessive physical work or exercise, especially when body is not conditioned, will cause cramps. It should go away in 2-3 days with rest and hydration. See your doctor if symptoms persist. Take ibuprofen as needed snd use heating pads gif relief. ...Read more

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Is regaine foam less irritating to scalp?

No: All minoxidil-based products have a possible side effect of scalp irritation. It is usually not the foam or liquid vehicle, but the Minoxidil itself that causes the irritation. ...Read more

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Feels like something crawling in my scalp?

Feels like something crawling in my scalp?

Lice?: You could have lice. Get a lice comb and have someone help you to examine for lice eggs and the lice themselves. A dry scalp can also cause itching that can give sensation of something crawling. Have someone help you look! ...Read more

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My question is what causes pain in the scalp?

Scalp Pain: See: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/155049-what-are-the-causes-of-a-sensitive-painful-scalp/

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Botflys on scalp how wud I know if I had them?

Have scalp examined: Botflys are found in central & s. America, so if you haven't traveled there, don't worry. If you have been there and you develop a bump under your skin that continues to get bigger, then there might be a botfly larva growing in your scalp. Have your doctor look at it under magnification to see if there is a pore. If you put vaseline over the pore it may suffocate the larva and it may come out! ...Read more

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I have thickening under my scalp what would it be.

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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What causes flaky scalp?

Flaky scalp: It could be dandruff or psoriasis. You can try over the counter shampoos like nizoral and if that doesn't help please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a dry scalp?

Various causes: Dry scalp, like dry skin may or may not be an inherited tendency that can be aggravated by skin care products or habits. Shampoos particularly dandruff shampoos like most soaps tend to be drying. Washing or bathing in warm to hot water may also cause dry scalp. Living in a dry climate may also aggravate dry skin tendencies. Seborrhea may cause scaly scalp that resembles dry scalp. ...Read more

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I have a fungus in. My scalp?

I have a fungus in. My scalp?

Ok: Fungus in the scalp/hair is hard to treat. If not treated, it can often cause bald patches, etc. See a dr. And get treated. Sometimes medications may be needed by mouth to treat it most effectively. ...Read more

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Why could my scalp be itchy?

Why could my scalp be itchy?

Lots of options: May be seborrheic dermatitis a form of inflammatory dandruff, psoriasis, dry skin.
See your dermatologist for a proper examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are implantation cramps?

What are implantation cramps?

Usually never felt: But it is a cramp felt when the egg that has been fertilized has traveled through the fallopian tube and implants itself into the woumb where it will grow until the baby is born. ...Read more

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What might cause musle cramps?

What might cause musle cramps?

Various conditions: Muscles cramps may result from overuse, dehydration, mineral imbalance, muscle strain, buildup of toxins, a disorder involving the nerve to the muscle, and lack of adequate blood supply to the muscle. In many cases, however, the exact cause of a muscle cramp isn't discovered. See your doctor to diagnose and treat recurrent cramps. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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What causes scabs on the scalp?

What causes scabs on the scalp?

Healing: Any injury to the scalp will eventually try to heal. Dried blood, mixed with died cells form a layer on the wound surface known as scab. Beneath it a new skin is formed and the scab will eventually fall off the normal skin. It works as a shied, basically. ...Read more

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Why is it that one gets a cramp?

Uterus contraction: The inside lining of your uterus grows in response to female hormones, and sloughs during a period releasing hormones called prostaglandins. They make your muscular uterine walls contract. Drugs like Ibuprofen & Naproxen block production and reduce pain; best taken at the earliest onset of cramps. Also birth control pills reduce growth of the lining, hence reducing cramps. Heating pad too. ...Read more

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I have breakouts on my scalp, why?

Infection: This can be folliculitis which is infection of hair follicles. Treatment is oral antibiotics with culture to determine which antibiotic is best to decrease the bacteria. This has a high recurrence rate and vitamin c, antibacterial soap mixed with the shampoo can be helpful in reducing recurrences. ...Read more

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What's dried cramp bark and how used?

What's dried cramp bark and how used?

Native Americans: In traditional medicine, cramp bark has been used to slow the flow of menstrual bleeding in menorrhagia. It can reduce menstrual cramping. It has been used to aid digestion & as a diuretic. It has been purported to slow uterine contractions when preterm birth is threatening. ...Read more

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What is subepithlial stroma of scalp?

What is subepithlial stroma of scalp?

Histology: Description of an area of the scalp. Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals. The scalp is the skin and subcutaneous tissue that covers the neocranium (the head). Stroma is a description supportive tissue consisting of connective tissues and blood vessels on the scalp. Subepithelial situated or occuring beneath the epithelial layer subcutaneous ...Read more

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Is there such thing as impetigo of the scalp?

Is there such thing as impetigo of the scalp?

Impetigo: Impetigo is a skin infection usually caused by a bacteria and yes it can involve the scalp or any other area of the body. ...Read more

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I have scabs on my scalp - what could this be?

I have scabs on my scalp - what could this be?

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

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I'm wondering why are my mentrual cramps so painful?

I'm wondering why are my mentrual cramps so painful?

Prostaglandins can: Cause pain at the time of your period. Reasons for significant menstrual cramps can be endometriosis, cervical stenosis, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis & pelvic inflammatory disease. Please see your gynecologist. ...Read more