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Tight Scalp Symptoms
On dogmatil 50mg 7 years. Taper to 25mg. Stop 4 weeks ago. Now, tight clasping feeling on top of head, sensitive scalp. Anxiety or withdrawal symptom?
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
You must undo your braids for the present time and allow the skin tissues to heal. The tight braids decrease your skin circulation and often allow skin infections to develop. Please undo your braids and massage your scalp with a mild shampoo. If you see any infections, you need to see a physician to treat them.
Good luck. ...Read more
My head feels very full and tight. It comes and goes. A couple of days ago it was around my cheekbone area. Now its around my scalp.
I have oily scalp, my hair are falling out, my scalp pH is not fine it feels dry after wash, vinegar helps the tightness of my scalp please help thank you.
Bad odor coming from my scalp and it burns, skin feels tight, been to dermatologist, sulfur shampo not working, need help with the odor?
Very itchy tight burning scalp no dandruff. Claritin/xtra strength head and shoulders don't help. Feel like I'm going to scratch my scalp off!
Pressure/tightness inside nose. It gets worse when I pronounce consonants, therefore it hinders my speech. Tight scalp and face, itchiness all over.
Sinusitis?: Try nasal steroids like Flonase [Walmart is cheapest, fluticasone] 1 small spray to each nostril twice a day, take showers for steam affect to loosen mucus, mini showers with nasal saline anytime but 15 minutes after steroid to allow steroid to absorb. Itchiness? Try antihistamine like Zyrtec, benadryl but generics ok, did you eat anything you are allergic to or get allergy tested if persist ...Read more
My seborrheic dermatitis is flared up on my scalp and it feels tight. And burning. Does that mean I will lose more hair? I did use the. Clobe.
Maybe, maybe not: Mild seborrheic scalp dermatitis may not cause any hair loss at all, just a bit itchy, flaky scalp etc...Severe case may cause some hair loss, but prompt and adequate treatment likely will allow the hair to grow back in a few months. Just make sure it is not scalp fungus/ringworm as clobetasol can make it feel better initially, but actually will make the lesion bigger/worse over time. Consult doc. ...Read more
Does burning with seborrheic dermatitis mean more hair will fall out? I had a flare up and am using clobetasol. Scalp feels tight and pink in place
Maybe, maybe not: Mild seborrheic scalp dermatitis may not cause any hair loss at all, just a bit itchy, flaky scalp etc...Severe case may cause some hair loss, but prompt and adequate treatment likely will allow the hair to grow back in a months. Just make sure it is not scalp fungus/ringworm as clobetasol can make it feel better initially, but actually will make the lesion bigger/worse over time. Consult doc. ...Read more
I have Cervical Dystonia. Its been 5 yrs. My scalp was always tight. My mouth muscles aren't tight. Why my scalp is so tight compared to other regions?
I've had Cervical Dystonia for 5 yrs. My scalp was always tight. My mouth muscles aren't tight. I already use botox. Do you have some tip or sugestion?
Dry tight scalp/face never ever had dandruff or acne. I also have no rash/white patches. How can I produce more sebum? Are glands blocked?
Many possibilities: You have sebaceous glands on all your skin. The only way to answer is to get checked by a doctor. ...Read more
I've been taking singulair (montelukast) for two months now. M I recall I noticing hair loss within 2 wks. Scalp felt like tight ponytail. Will my hair grow back?
It should..: Use of singulair (montelukast) is not known to cause hair loss, but significant illnes can. Other meds can cause hair loss as well. Generally, the hair will grow back. Just make sure you have your scalp checked out because ring-worm on scalp can cause hair loss which will not grow back untill it is treated. Cnsult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
What causes burning eyes!? Been tested for all eye disorders an was normal, muscles in scalp also sore and tight?
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. All can start or affect 1 eye first. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have headache for nearly 2 weeks now. I feel like my scalp is tight & have soft spots on head, neck & behind left eye. My head feels bruised often. Y?
Help! Ear infection like pain in ears, a strange on/off again sharp stabbing pain crown of head and like hair being pulled too tight scalp sensitivity?
See MD: You need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more
Tightness in neck shoulders tingly scalp, pressure in head and ears. Lightheaded dizzy sensation. Very random. ENT doesn't know. MRA and eyes normal?
MRA of what?: Eyes normal? Light headed sensation? What does the primary care doctor think? Tension headache, Chiari malformation are in the differential diagnosis. Add pseudotumor cerebri if the head pressure is worse with reclining. MRI might be indicated if you have evidence of raised intracranial pressure (papilledema on eye exam) or a focal neuro exam. Might want to see a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer