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Tenderness Of The 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
My dad is 66yrs old healthy but has the right side of his head is red and tender in his scalp what could be the cause?
I have a feeling of fluid swishing around in my head, left otalgia, a floating feeling & tenderness on my scalp that it not due to an injury. ?
No: See a dermatologist. Maybe there is a skin disease. ...Read more
See below: Probably seborrheic dermatitis- use a tar shampoo and an otc cortisone solution ...Read more
I have been experiencing severe itching, burning, tenderness of the scalp, as well as scabs. Now, my head is leaking a clear liquid. What is it?
Most likely if all: over the scalp: seborrheic dermatitis. Try an anti-dandruff shampoo, pharmacy generic brand. If you get immediate relief progressing to normal, that is all you need. If it is just affecting parts of your scalp, you may need an anti-fungal shampoo, and likely a visit to your PCP or dermatologist. ...Read more
Mild pain in left ear that gets worse with very quick shard stabbing pain on top/left/back side of head, along with extreme tenderness in the scalp?
Many causes: This could be an ear infection, mastoiditis, pinched nerve, shingles or other causes. You will need to see a doctor to determine what is causing this. If pain is severe or you have fever, stiff neck, vomiting, numbness or weakness, or other worrisome symptoms, see a doctor today. Good luck! ...Read more
I have lumps under my jawline on both sides that are pea sized and similar but sore lumps on neck behind the right ear tender bumps on scalp with scab?
Having quite continuous head pressure, stiff neck, shoulders, and jaw. Sore scalp, tender areas on scalp, headaches in forehead and behind eyes.
Musculoskeletal: 21 yo female with constant head, neck and jaw pain likely has chronic muscle spasm in cervical region, with possible tension muscle headache and/or TMJ. Osteopth is best doctor to evaluate, especially for chronically tilted head and crossed muscle syndrome in the superior trapezium. Evaluation by seasoned Physical Therapist might be useful. ...Read more
Tenderness: Chronic or acutel? Is scalp disclored- ie. red? Any lesions on scalp? New shampoos, conditioners, hair color, permanent, etc? If it just occured - watch (and avoid harsh shampoos or other substances that might irritate the scalp). If it worsens or symptoms remain significant would seek medical assessment. ...Read more
I have a tender spot on my scalp and im also experiencing nasal drinage along with sneezing. Why is that?
I cannot pinpoint the exact spot, but general tenderness of scalp above right ear. Not an impact or bruise, no fever. Cat sleeps in same room.?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more