Headaches and itchy scalp, why?

May not be related. There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

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Hi I have a never ending itchy scalp. My scalp itch after washing my hair. I get headaches; my scalp is sore and the crown of my hair hurts.?

Itchy scalp. An itchy scalp can be caused by many things, but often it is due to seborrhea. It causes a red, itchy rash and white scales. Consider coal tar shampoo (neutrogena t/gel), or selenium sulfide (selsun blue) or zinc (head & shoulders). If this does not work, see a physician or dermatologist to help you with a diagnosis. Read more...
Selsun Blue, Itchy . Believe it or not, the selsun blue itchy dry scalp formula works extremely well in these cases! Read more...

Ihave been told I have psorissis on my scalp they said it would be itchy but not sore mine is pain ful and also causes headaches?

Please see. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There is something to completely control it. Read more...
Psoriasis. Psoriasis can be sore, especially if there is a superimposed bacterial infection. Please see your dermatologist. You may need a bacterial culture done and some antibiotics in addition to psoriasis treatment. Read more...

I recently started taking finasteride and I am having a tingling sensation, headache, itchy on scalp. Could this be related to this Rx? Thank you!

Finasteride for hair. Finasteride is given in 2 formulations. 1 mg a day is Propecia, the male hair loss medication. 5 mg a day is to shrink the prostate, often called Proscar. So yes I do believe the scalp symptoms could be due to finasteride. Read more...

My scalp has been itchy to the point of bleeding and pus I think psoriasis but I've recently had 2 lumps on the back of my head appear. They got bigger over a couple days and it very painful giving me headaches what would this be?

You now have an . Infection in your scalp from you scratching it so much and your lymph glands are now reacting trying to fight off the infection.It is to the point now that you need antibiotics.Go see your physician now before it gets worst. Read more...