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What causes scabby scalp?

What causes scabby scalp?

Head sores: Treating sores of the scalp depends on the cause, of which there are many. Eczema, psoriasis, seborrhea, fungal/bacterial infection, parasitic infestation, chemical irritation, chronic scratching/tic disorder, etc. etc. Your healthcare practitioner or dermatologist can help you sort this out! ...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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What causes pubic lice and what causes rid of them?

What causes pubic lice and what causes rid of them?

By contact: Contact with somebody else with lice. There are many creams or oral treatment for it. I think the most effective medication is ivermectin. ...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 causes head and neck cancers?

What causes head and neck cancers?

Many Causes: Tobacco smoking and chewing is the largest cause of head/neck cancers. A significant number are caused by viruses (epstein barr virus, human pailoma virus); alcohol and less commonly hereitary factors also play a role. ...Read more

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What causes blisters on your head?

What causes blisters on your head?

Viral ?: Unless there is some reason that something is rubbing , it is usually a rash from a virus or some type of infection. The patient should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes lumps on middle fore head and on the back of head which causes your head to hurt?

What causes lumps on middle fore head and on the back of head which causes your head to hurt?

Need exam: Your question needs to be answer by your physician after having proper physical exam .See your physician. ...Read more

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What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

What causes sore head at right side of head from top or ear to fore head?

Right side head pain: One sided head pain behind one's eye could be migraine. But you should see a physician and get a medical diagnosis as it could be a medical condition that requires treatment or further diagnostic evaluation. If it is migraine, stress management therapy, biofeedback and/or medication are treatment possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes heat bumps?

What causes heat bumps?

Clothed hot humid sk: Usually occurs in skin that is covered by clothing with excessive sweating under hot and humid weather conditions. ...Read more

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What causes fungal infection around penis head?

What causes fungal infection around penis head?

fungal infections: Diabetes is the most common cause, if you are not circumcised, poor hygiene can cause them. ...Read more

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What causes the head of my penis to burn?

What causes the head of my penis to burn?

Need Evaluation: The tip may burn if there is an infection in the urethra, the urine is concentrated, there is an abrasion of cut at the tip (sometimes occurs when the exposed tip of the penis rubs against something rough, something is placed inside of the urethra, or during rough or prolonged masturbation or sex), the excretion of certain chemicals in the urine, etc. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin on forehead ?

What causes dry skin on forehead ?

Seborrhea: There are many causes, but the most common is seborrhea (or seborrheic dermatitis), especially if your scalp is also dry and/or itchy. A good anti-seborrheic shampoo like selsun blue, plus otc Hydrocortisone cream, should control it. If not, something else is going on and you should see a dermatologist for an in-person exam. ...Read more

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What causes pimples and bumps on head and back of neck?

What causes pimples and bumps on head and back of neck?

Inflamed follicles: Often a result of plugged skin oil glands or hair follicles which can lead to pimples and small skin cysts. Recommend seeing dermatologist to recommend antibacterial soap and surface care to reduce the oil secretions and keep the area low in bacteria. Do not squeeze, pick or try to remove them by yourself. This may lead to scarring and worsening infections. ...Read more

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What cause the little white head bumps on eyelids?

What cause the little white head bumps on eyelids?

Milia: These are probably tiny cysts called milia however you should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation to make sure this is the problem. ...Read more

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What causes sore, painful pimples inside the nose? What are some remedies?

What causes sore, painful pimples inside the nose? What are some remedies?

Infection: The pimples or pustules inside the nostrils are caused by infections with staph or sreptococcal bacteria it is called folliculitis and can be treated with local antibiotics like Bacitracin over the counter or prescription bacroban.Sometimes you need oral antibiotics as well. ...Read more

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What causes scabs to form in my nose?

What causes scabs to form in my nose?

Dry: Most of the time, the nose is crusty because it is dry. See an ENT for exam. Simple measures to help include nasal saline mist or nasal gel. Other problems may be present that need attention, so see md. ...Read more