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My scalp is sore on the right ?

My scalp is sore on the right  ?

Hmmm : Any skin lesions? Perhaps this is a pre zoster pain? Did you abrade it? Ask a doctor or dermatologist to look at this if it persists. ...Read more

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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What makes my scalp sore to the touch.?

What makes my scalp sore to the touch.?

Doctor can evaluate: A dermatology doctor can evaluate the scalp to see if there is a problem in the scalp skin. The cause could also be a problem in the nerve(s) that go to the skin, leading to pain sensations when the area is touched. In certain blood vessel disorders, there is inflammation in some vessels, which can be in the scalp. ...Read more

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Why is my scalp itchy and sore?

Why is my scalp itchy and sore?

Many possibilities: Consider dandruff (fungal), psoriasis, allergic reaction to shampoo contents, conditioner or hair dye- very broad question- more information needed to determine the cause ...Read more

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Why is my scalp sore and very warm?

Why is my scalp sore and very warm?

Possible infection: "sore" and "warm" are symptoms of infection, so if this has been going on for awhile, and especially if it's worsening, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Ozzing sore on scalp any meds to clear up?

Ozzing sore on scalp any meds to clear up?

This could be bad: See a doctor and have lesion evaluated to make sure you dont have a skin cancer. ...Read more

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My scalp is extremely sore and itchy. What's happening?

My scalp is extremely sore and itchy. What's happening?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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My scalp is sore on the very top of my head on the right for 3 days what can it be?

Lesion: Lots of things. Take a photo of it and add image to healthtap. In meantime, could be pimple, abrasion from brush, bite, infected cut, allergic reaction or immune skin disease. I've seen ticks in the scalp also. Could also be mole or sun damage skin lesion. Take that picture and send it in. ...Read more

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Hi, my scalp has a couple of sore patches that are quite sore when i tie my hair up and when i touch, why is this?

Scalp infection: You most probabely have scalp infection, you should consult your family physician or a dermatologist and have it checked. ...Read more

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