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White specks on scalp or hair


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I am experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: White specks on scalp or hair. What should I do?

I am experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: White specks on scalp or hair. What should I do?

Flakes: Sounds like dandruff. For starters a dandruff shampoo may help. Other medical cause could be thyroid problem or possible fungal infection. Other skin conditions possible to. ...Read more

White Specks On Scalp Or Hair (Overview)

White specks on scalp or hair


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How do I grow back hair on my scalp?

How do I grow back hair on my scalp?

1, 000, 000 $?: How to grow back hair on the scalp is a million dollor question for which no one has a good answer. Depending on the gender some causes of hair loss can be treated while for others nothing can be done. The process of hair loss however can be slowed by various means. ...Read more

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Suctures on my scalp, when can I wah my hair?

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

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Why does my scalp hurts when I untangle my hair?

Why does my scalp hurts when I untangle my hair?

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

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My hair scalp really hurts how do I get it to stop?

Conditioner rinse: Maybe oils removed by shampoo. Try conditioner rinse after shampoo. Consider Dove body wash on scalp instead of shampoo. ...Read more

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What might I do to grow back hair on my visible scalp?

What might I do to grow back hair on my visible scalp?

No way exists: To rejuvenate or revive dead or absent hair follicles. Only hair transplantation (follicular subunit micrografts are the best) can restore hair to bald areas. There is no cream, hormone, drug, or laser that can turn a bald area into a hair-bearing one. Honest! ...Read more

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It's normal to have red scalp when washing hairs? Thanks

It's normal to have red scalp when washing hairs? Thanks

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

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Can you tell me if massaging your scalp makes more hair grow?

Can you tell me if massaging your scalp makes more hair grow?

Hair Growth: Massaging th scalp will do nothing. There is no way to make hair grow or not grow. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix an oily scalp/hair? My face is also super oily.

What can I do to fix an oily scalp/hair? My face is also super oily.

Shampoo: Daily shower using shampoo for scalp + face. Zinc pyrethione such as HEAD & Shoulders. Salicylic acid such as TSal. DHS makes both types. ...Read more

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Willl pulling back ur hair oftenly cause 2 round bold spot on ur scalps?

Willl pulling back ur hair oftenly cause 2 round bold spot on ur scalps?

Probably not: The first thing you're asking about it tension alopecia. The second sounds most like alopecia areata. They are two totally different things. You may want to visit your doctor for treatment options. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I was just wondering why does my crown (scalp) hurt when I touch my hair?

There a ton of nerve: Endings on your scalp, that's why scalp massages feel so good. You can have sensitivity due to irritation dermatitis, sun damage, dandruff. See your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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My hair is all twisted & sticking to my scalp. It hurts so what can I do?

My hair is all twisted & sticking to my scalp. It hurts so what can I do?

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

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When I put my hair up in a ponytail my scalp really hurts after, is that abnormal?

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

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I have a redish dot in my hair on my scalp and it hurts if I itch at it. What is it?

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

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My hair are thinking on front of the scalp. Have tried lot of medications.. no use. Still..

My hair are thinking on front of the scalp. Have tried lot of medications.. no use. Still..

If you mean: "thinning" on the front, this is CLASSIC MALE PATTERN BALDNESS (which can and DOES occur in women!) MINOXIDIL should help! Suggest you consult with a
Board Certified Dermatologist!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I've been having problems with my hair it's feeling like something crawling in my scalp help please.

Have someone look: Have someone check and see if there is a bug there, please. Head lice is pretty common and maybe you have that, or a tick if you are in a warm climate, or some other critter. ...Read more

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Scalp gets oily after washing hair and hair is super dry n tangled. Tried everything nothing is working plz help?

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

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My hair's twisted & sticking to my scalp at front of my head. It's very annoying & starting to hurt. What can be done?

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

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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 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.?

Neck problems?: A forward head posture can impinge the greater and lesser occipital nerve Which pass thru the trapezius muscle referring pain to the top of the head. See your medical doctor or a chiropractor for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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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

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Check Thyroid, FamHx: Check your thyroid and family history. If your male relatives have a tendency to baldness, you may have a predisposition to baldness. Also, hypothyroidism is a common cause of hair loss. Get that checked. ...Read more

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I had thick hair a year ago now my hair have starting thinning not so much on the top but on the sides they are quite thin and I can see the scalp.

Make appointment: To see dermatologist to determine if this is male pattern hair loss or something else. You may need biopsy of scalp and blood work. There are many treatments available to slow hair loss and stimulate hair regrowth ...Read more

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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?

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 (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