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What causes my head / scalp to itch when I eat hot spicy stuff?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Unusual

Reaction to heat from spices that causes change in nerve endings.

In brief: Unusual

Reaction to heat from spices that causes change in nerve endings.
Avoid spicy foods or pretreat with oral antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec.
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