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White Specks On Scalp Or Hair
I am experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: White specks on scalp or hair. What should I do?
Ask your doc: Best to ask person who put them in. May vary with why they were placed i.E simple laceration versus neurosurgery. If a simple laceration, and wound was well approximated, I would usually let them use water or a very mild soap in about 48 hours. ...Read more
Tension: Your hair follicle has nerves that feed it and can sense pressure and pain. When you are attempting to untangle your hair, you are creating tension that signals the nerve to produce pain. Try using a detangler or conditioner to help reduce the pain/tension on the hair follicle. ...Read more
Conditioner rinse: Maybe oils removed by shampoo. Try conditioner rinse after shampoo. Consider Dove body wash on scalp instead of shampoo. ...Read more
Dermatographism: You man have a condition called dermatographism. Dermatographia is a condition also known as skin writing. When people who have dermatographia lightly scratch or rub their skin, the scratches redden into a raised wheal similar to hives. These marks usually disappear within 30 minutes. Antihistamines are the treatment. ...Read more
This can't be: Answered with the available information. Take care. ...Read more
Hair Growth: Massaging th scalp will do nothing. There is no way to make hair grow or not grow. ...Read more
Soak: First soak hair to loosen hair. There may be infection which needs to be treted by doctor with oral medications for either acteriaspreading, fungal or mixed infection. ...Read more
Possibly: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
No: Sensitive scalp and pulling hair too tight. It is best to wear loose hair style and if there are other symptoms have doctor examine scalp at next visit. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: You have a "reddish dot...on my scalp"; "hurts if I itch at it". There can be numerous causes for such a finding such as an inflamed or infected hair follicle, an insect bite or even a foreign body embedded into the skin. Making a correct diagnosis without visual inspection is very difficult. You should see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I've been having problems with my hair it's feeling like something crawling in my scalp help please.
Scalp gets oily after washing hair and hair is super dry n tangled. Tried everything nothing is working plz help?
Hairdresser: I do not know exactly what you are describing a little vague. But if you are having so much trouble with your scalp and hair ask your hairdresser for a product to help your scalp and hair ...Read more
My hair's twisted & sticking to my scalp at front of my head. It's very annoying & starting to hurt. What can be done?
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
My hair hurts at the roots when I move it around or touch my scalp. I haven't worn my hair up in days and I washed it yesterday.?
My scalp hurts! Just at the top back of my head where my part ends, it comes and goes I don't ever put my hair up, what's this from?
Have you been out in: The sun? Often our hair covers our scalp - except where our hair is parted. Thus one can develop a sun burn in that area. Take care. ...Read more
The ingredient Ceteareth 20 is in my hair conditioner, Is it bad to leave this ingredient on my scalp? I heard it's a skin perpetrator.
Penetrator: This is safe as long as there are no toxic contaminants. It is not toxic itself but facilitates absorption of various molecules deeper into skin. If it is a brand from an established company it should be safe. ...Read more
A few people have said they can see my scalp through my hair I can tell I've lost a lot of hair it's gotten so thin I don't know what to do?
27 yeard old my hair have been falling for the last two years I tried everything for my hair, now scalp showing, I am so worried please consult me.
Hi I'm a 26 year old female and my hair has been falling out a lot lately. How can I make my scalp & head of hair stronger as I'm afraid of thinning?
Real or not?:
Often hair loss is a subjective experience. However if in fact you are loosing hair at an increased rate, there can by many possible causes. Some of the more common causes are stress, hormones, thyroid abnormalities and autoimmune conditions.
Often the hair will grow back after a stressor; look for new hair growth along the hairline, if it is there that is a good sign. See a doctor for more. ...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