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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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Have a very dry scalp. Used everything from sulfur shampoo, to tea tree oil, to apple cider vinegar (looked online for solutions).doesnt seem to help.

Have a very dry scalp. Used everything from sulfur shampoo, to tea tree oil, to apple cider vinegar (looked online for solutions).doesnt seem to help.

Dry scalp: Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if worrisome scalp symptoms. If checking for fungal infections, the dermatologist may take hair samples to culture. Doctors may also try some cortisone or Kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays to counteract dryness. Some patients put olive oil on the scalp for a while, before washing. ...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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Is a loose scalp normal?

LOOSE SCALP: Maybe. Some persons have loose scalp without problems. ...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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How to help a dry scalp??

How to help a dry scalp??

Dry Scalp: Mix half cup of water with half a cup of apple cider vinegar; Use this to massage your scalp / hair; Leave for about 10 minutes; Rinse your hair with shampoo (tea tree oil based is preferred); Or coconut oil massaged into scalp helps. Be sure drink plenty of fluids & eat green leafy veggies; more at [email protected] ...Read more

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How to control dry scalp?

How to control dry scalp?

Shampoo choices: If your scalp is dry and flaky, you may have seborrheic dermatitis. To start try tgel or t sal type shampoo. If this is not enough you may need to see your dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read more

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How to remove a scalp cyst?

How to remove a scalp cyst?

Type??: Most of these on young females are TRICHOLEMMAL cysts. You forgot to mention the size, location, or any indication of inflammation. Usual procedure is to use lidocaine with a 32 needle, open the skin, deliver the cyst out intact, close the skin with 3 or 4 000 sutures or subcutaneous sutures. The small amount of hair lost will regrow at 1cm a month. ...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 causes deep scalp itch?

What causes deep scalp itch?

Need to see Doctor: Itchy scalp is due to an inflammatory reaction on the scalp.It is a common problem among adults.It can be caused by
1seborrhic dermatitis which cause dandruff
2hypothyroidism
3lupus erythematotus
4scalp infections with fungi and bacteria
5allergy to shampoos or hair dyes/dressings
a persistant itchy scalp needs to be examined and evaluated by your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do with smelly scalp?

Too young to ask: Hi, you are too young to post on HT, plz ask your parents to do that ...Read more

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How can you cure scalp fungus?

Scalp fungus: Scalp fungus is called tinea capitis. The fungus should be cultured for identification. It can be treated with an oral antifungal agent by your doctor or dermatologist. ...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 does my scalp itch so much?

Itchy scalp: The severity, frequency and duration of an itchy scalp depend on the underlying cause. Some causes of an itchy scalp, such as dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis), can be relatively minor. However, an itchy scalp can also be due to more serious conditions, such as infection, inflammation, parasite infestation, autoimmune disorders, and allergies. ...Read more

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Can colitis cause sulfur burps?

Can colitis cause sulfur burps?

NO: Colitis would not affect the quality of burps. Colitis presents with pain, fever, occasional bloating, and pain or mucus in stool. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for my dry scalp?

Dry scalp: Avoid sulfate shampoos. Limit you scalp's exposure to hot water. You can get over the counter shampoo for dry scalp. Minimize blow- drying. Keep hydrated. ...Read more

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Is raw eggs good for pain scalp?

Is raw eggs good for pain scalp?

Uh....: You should probably get checked out by your primary care provider and they will be able to help make a good diagnosis and hopefully provide you with a better solution than raw eggs. ...Read more

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How to reduce scalp skin diesase.

No information: You give almost no information in your question. You should see a dermatologist who can examine your scalp, make a diagnosis and hopefully prescribe a treatment regimen. ...Read more

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What are scalp psoriases symptons?

What are scalp psoriases symptons?

Scalp Psoriasis: Psoriasis in the scalp can appear in a wide range of findings including flaking, scaling, itching, scabbing, bleeding, crusting, hairloss and even scarring if the reaction is very severe. Commonly, it presents as thickened white scaling bumps and plaques that are sometimes itchy, but often not. It is often confused with a fungal infection. See a dermatologists. There are great treatments. ...Read more