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Why Is My Scalp So Sore
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
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
Monitor for change: If you feel a well defined lump and it is increasing in size then you need a medical check up. Otherwise you can examine yourself once weekly and note any change or further growth. An increase in size will require further evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
I quite often pick at my face and scalp, I suffer with anxiety and find doing this someone makes me feel calm but how to stop?Its makes my scalp sore
Treat the anxiety.: I would see your dr. And see about getting the anxiety treated as that would be the best solution of all. It's difficult to keep from picking at the area if you feel anxious inside. There are good treatments for this so see your family doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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