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Symptom Swollen Lymph Itchy Scalp
I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?
You could have eczema, seborrhea, atopic or other form of dandruff. If you scratch it it will tind to worsen and flake as well as get infected. That will cause the swollen lymph node.
Start with a dandruff shampoo and stop scratching it. See if it starts to resolve in a couple of weeks ...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
I have had a swollen lymph node at base of skull and my right ear as well as itchy scalp for well over two months. Any idea what this could be?
Hard immovable lump where top of neck and base of skull meet along the hairline (occipital lymph node?); itchy scalp; swollen lymph nodes on neck
Don't worry: It's common at age 16 to have enlarged lymph nodes- you have an active immune system. The lymph nodes at the base of your skull in back are occipital lymph nodes. They get big from viral infections, particularly mononucleosis. If these wax and wane in size, don't worry. If they stay big, see a doctor. Rarely 16-year-olds get lymphoma. I don't think your itchy scalp is related; dandruff? ...Read more
Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?
Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more
I have an itchy scalp and a large red itchy patch on my forehead. I also have swollen lymph nodes around my ear. I got my hair done last Wednesday.
If ALL the symptoms are on SAME side of your head and don't cross the midline then I'm worried about shingles which can later become painful. Starting treatment right away is critical
A chemical allergic reaction is also possible especially if your hair was dyed and should have it looked at. ...Read more
Not itchy scalp: Strep throat most commonly causes fever and sore throat. Other possible symptoms are swollen lymph nodes in the neck, stomach ache, headache, vomiting, and rash. Step throat does not cause itchy scalp, cough, runny nose, or diarrhea. You should see your doctor to discover the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Yesterday, I woke up with a swollen occipital lymph node. Very painful and very tender. I have no scalp itchiness/scaling and no prior history of it. ?
I have a swollen occipital lymph node (2nd time in 2 mos) and itchy, bumpy scalp. Treated with anti-fungal shampoo and diflucan (fluconazole). Still there, help?
See derm: If this has been recurrent and there has been no response to anti-fungal treatment, it's time to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
my scalp has been so itchy and burns randomly. Now I have noticed a swollen lymph node behind ear. no infection recently. should I see a doctor?
Scalp started to become itchy, back pain, feeling weak, tired all the time, dry skin, and swollen lymph nodes in neck. is this a vitamin def?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have back ear hard lump or lymph node swelling. I also have itchy scalp with pimples on scalp. I am worried about swelling. It is painless hard lump?
Hi ive got a swollen left tonsil thats giving me no pain but it my jaw has started to hurt on the left side and ive started to get an itchy scalp and?
Separate things: Swollen tonsil with no pain or obstruction requires no therapy as it will eventually shrink on its own. Itchy scalp is not related. Painful jaw may or may not be related to tonsil. A Dr will help you. ...Read more
Itchy scalp, left swollen occipital and behind the right ear node and now sensitive light brown spot on left top of head today. ?
Swollen lymph nodes: Lymph nodes often swell in response to infection or inflammation. These gland may feel tender behind the ear or beneath the angle of the mandible. You may also feel tenderness beneath the chin. If the light brown spot has been sensitive for a short period, it will likely resolve on its own. It may simply be an abrasion or pustule. Give it time. If it fails to resolve, see derm doctor ...Read more
I've had itchy scalp for a while and 3 weeks ago had a tender, swollen node behind my ear. Its smaller but still tender. Dr not concerned, how long ?
Lymph node: Local infections can be associated with acute enlargement of lymph nodes in the region. These nodes act as filters of the small vessels which transport lymph fluid. Bacteria are trapped in the nodes and processed by the body. Destruction of the infectious materials results in inflammation. These reactive nodes can be very tender...This enlargement and tenderness can last for weeks. ...Read more
Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f white?
Vague: Your symptoms are nonspecific and without a thorough history and physical, perhaps even some lab testing, it would be difficult to conclude what could be amiss. Time to follow up with a doctor! all the best! ...Read more
4 swollen nodes (Neck and behind ears) for more than 7 months ,itchy scalp and legs ,weight loss, headaches and fatigue. Low wbc & high calcium. Help?
Scalp itching. Painful in 2 areas. Itchy neck and vaginal itching.Underskin lump on earlobe & 3 spots on ear & swollen tragus on other ear. Noticed black dots on nails&small rash on chest. I'm iron deficient & also taking lansoprazole.
Dermatologist: Your cluster of symptoms points to a systemic disease condition. Recommend that you consult a dermatologist promptly. ...Read more
If you have itchy scalp mild swellen face and dry hands after eating soy diary lentils nuts fish vegetable and fruits is it allergy or intolerance ?
College student diagnosed with mono by monospot no symptoms but swollen neck lymph nodes and itchy all over. Can it be lymphoma ? Going crazy! Help!
Itchy all over, swollen lymph node in groin, bruise easily & red dots on inside of mouth. Idk if symptoms go together. Concerned.
College student diagnosed with mono by monospot . No symptoms but swollen lymph nodes now itchy body all over ? CBC showed slightly decreased platelet
I've atopic dermatitis with white flaky itchy scalp when i don't eat soy fish diary nut my symptom get disappear my prick test food allergy is negative?
Avoid them: I am please something is helping your eczema. The relationship between food allergies and eczema is not well understoo. I would just encourage you to continue doing what works.D. ...Read more
What do I have? Symptoms are itchy scalp, burning scalp, blisters on scalp, and sting on my scalp.
Scalp itch: Not sure if u r on medications that can cause itching. Best to have it looked at by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is an itchy scalp a sign of mpb? I'm not balding but I get the occasional itches in various places on head, is this anything to worry about?
I am having a terrible itchy scalp and hair fall. I change my shampoo many times but nothing worked.. Could this be a sign of any serius deseases?
Had random muscle aches for 7 weeks now does that sound like ars hiv? felt hot for only 1 day and itchy scalp for 3-4 weeks, no symptoms together.
HIV: Very unlikely. However, it doesn't hurt to get it tested for peace of mind if you have risk factors. ...Read more
When i eat diary produtcs and patato i get itchy scalp and thin hair but when don't eat symptoms get disappear prick test of food allergy is negative?
Great Detective work: The hardest part in diagnosing adverse reactions to foods is to tie in the right food with the symptoms. You have already found the offending foods. It doesn't matter that the skin test is negative. It appears that your symptoms are too mild to elicit a positive prick skin test or the antigen may have been changed when the testing material was prepared. Continue to avoid potato and dairy. ...Read more
Hot for 1 day, itchy scalp rash for 3-4 weeks, and random muscle aches for 7 weeks now. All symptoms at different times, does it sound like ars hiv?
No: No it does not but those symptoms are nonspecific. See a doctor and have them evaluated if you are concerned. ...Read more
Woman in my 30s, experiencing hair loss with itchy scalp. Symptoms started during banting diet, thyroid tests were fine &advantan drops helped? Help!
Itchy Scalp rash for 2-3 weeks, ongoing muscle & joint aches on and off for 50 days now, symptoms not together. is it ars hiv? 97 days post hetro sex.
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