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Spot On Scalp
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
Without visualizing: This lesion, there is no way for us to know. Take care. ...Read more
See provider: May need to have it biopsied or removed. ...Read more
I keep getting shooting electronic pains through the top middle of my head. It last five seconds and Now at that spot my scalp is tender what us this.
Unusual: This is an unusual headache feature and may have more to do with scalp irritation (especially considering the spot). Could be infection such as fungal, although the electric pain does not sound typical. Could be related to hairstyle (eg wearing a tight bun with hair parted in center)? Consider virtual consult to discuss more about pain nature and your medical history for personalized plan. ...Read more
Wife had a spot on scalp that I would describe as a hanging blood blister. It was purplish with a stalk that popped like a blister?
1 very small, waxy pink tan spot on scalp w tiny pimple like bump. Doesn't itch or hurt- bleeds when picked off. Mom has psoriasis. What could this be
Good question: It's difficult to answer skin problems without seeing them. The answers could be one of very many things. It does not sound from your description to be psoriasis. Please make an appointment with your family physician who can best guide you to resolution of your skin problem. ...Read more
No, but if: It continues you should have your doctor evaluate it. ...Read more
Have bald spot on scalp below the scar from sebacious cyst (size of small hazelnut) removal form 1 month ago. Will hair regrow back?
Maybe, maybe not: It may be too soon to tell yet. Har will not regrow in the scar itself, and it's hard to predict what will happen in the area around it. The healing process is not complete yet and it may take a while for things get back to normal (weeks to months) Don't get scars sunburned, though, or they become permanently red. ...Read more
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
The person to look: At it is a dermatologist. They may do a biopsy to find out what is going on, or perhaps can diagnose based on clinical findings. Hope that helps ...Read more
The barber pointed out to my son (21years old) he had a brown spot on his scalp and he should have it looked at?
Brown spot on scalp: Hard to answer without more information and pictures but I would recommend an examination ...Read more
I have had a black spot on my scalp for ever 10 years. 3 years ago, it grew larger due to exposure to the sun. Now it is a bit lumpy and crunchy.
It's crunch time.: Have this examined immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 3 year old has a NEW light brown spot on his scalp that is flat and not irritated and around the size of a large pea that is concerning us.
Nevus: It sounds healthy. Watch for any changes and have your doctor assess and follow with you. All the best. ...Read more
Yes: Could be ringworm or a host of other inflammatory skin diseases that affect the scalp such as eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis. Need to see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. There are otc antifungals you can use while waiting to see your doctor such as lotrimin solution, Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. ...Read more
I have a spot in my scalp that first itched then lost hair and is now growing white hair. The itching has spread. What can I put on it?
See a Dermatologist: There multiple possible choices of skin challenges that could cause what you're describing. I would strongly suggest that you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
A tiny itchy spot on my scalp drives me nuts, hair is missing from it, I keep picking off the itchy scaly skin but it comes back, what could it be?
Possibly: A solitary white patch of hair is called poliosis. It's a descriptive term and isn't necessarily associated with any other condition. Most cases are idiopathic, meaning the cause is unknown. Some are associated with the loss off color in the underlying scalp (vitiligo), local trauma, or a specific medical condition such as the white forelock in waardenburg's syndrome. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Few weeks ago I noticed a bald spot on my scalp, it was a little flaky in the area before it turned bald, what could be the reason for the bald spot?
My 4 year old son has a black spot on his scalp. It is the size of a small mole, it is soft and doesn't seem to bother him. Any idea what it is?
Likely a mole: Skin imperfections are common and appear more & more as you age. I would have the kids doc look at it at his next visit to assess it's character. Most are quite innocent in that age group. ...Read more
Brownish spot on toddler scalp front of head. Seems to have grown within last couple days. It doesn't look perfectly round like a mole. Raised skin?
Brownish spot: The brownish spot may be due to a patch of cradle cap or seborrhoea. Have your doctor to confirm disgnosis ...Read more
Nevus sebaceous spot back of scalp half dollar size on 2 year old. Complaining of left eye. Be concerned? Other things to be concerned about or watch?
Birth mark on scalp: Nevus sebaceous is a pink gray lesion on the scalp of some new born infants. They are a "birth mark' caused by the accumulation of oil gland cells on the scalp. They can be small or quite large. They have a very small chance of turning into a malignant lesion, although not a dangerous one. They can be left and watched ...Read more
Felt a stabbing/poking sensation on a spot on my head. Spot of my scalp felt tender compared to another spots of my scalp. White head pimples& red spots?
Non clinical pain: Likely a non clinical experience of the odd pains and aches we all experience without them becoming an actual illness. If it continues or other symptoms appear or it spreads, see a neurologist. ...Read more
Spot on top right scalp hurts - sharp, needle pain (periodic and mild, but awakens me). No rash or redness. Has been 5 days. Any clues?
- Talk to a doctor online
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