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Sore Head Scalp White Circle
Lesion: Lots of things. Take a photo of it and add image to healthtap. In meantime, could be pimple, abrasion from brush, bite, infected cut, allergic reaction or immune skin disease. I've seen ticks in the scalp also. Could also be mole or sun damage skin lesion. Take that picture and send it in. ...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
Hi i cut the back of my head open friday its minor and just on the scalp at first it didn't hurt intill sunday now I have a stiff/sore neck ?
I woke up this morning with an extremely tender scalp. My skin is also very tender and sore all over and I am light headed. What is going on with me?
Can I use salsyn blue even though my head is sore from all the scratching. Hair is braided with extentions n smells with chunky brown crust from scalp?
Remove: Remove the extensions. Delaunay blue or any other good shampoo and let scalp rest should clear the problem. ...Read more
I have a sore scalp on whole top of head feals bruised and sore if I touch my hair what could this be?
Sunburn or allodynia: First, is your scalp sunburned? if so there is your answer and I would recommend wearing a hat. If there is no sunburn and you have pain when your pain is moved or when you touch your scalp that is known as allodynia. allodynia can be a prodrome up to 24 hours before the onset of migraine and there are other causes as well. you could have occipital neuralgia. this should e discussed with your doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Top of head feels sore. It feels like my muscle underneath my scalp flares up every evening. Best I can explain. Please advise possible causes?
Anxiety?: A very common reason for scalp tenderness without any associated skin changes would be anxiety-induced scalp muscle tightness. This could involve any part of the scalp but often involved the temples, the back of the head, & the neck area. OTC acetaminophen, or OTC NSAID meds like ibuprofen or naproxen, or applying cool compresses can be helpful. ...Read more