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What could cause a burning sensation in head scalp?

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Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry
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In brief: Many causes

Allergy to soap/shampoo reaction to hair colouring product hair products stress anxiety migraine side effect of medication occipital neuralgia sinus whiplash injury vitamin b 12 deficiency spinal nerve compression diabetes peripheral artery disease peripheral neuropathy sun burn chemical burn heat burn peripheral nerve trauma (see nerve symptoms) peripheral nerve compressions.

In brief: Many causes

Allergy to soap/shampoo reaction to hair colouring product hair products stress anxiety migraine side effect of medication occipital neuralgia sinus whiplash injury vitamin b 12 deficiency spinal nerve compression diabetes peripheral artery disease peripheral neuropathy sun burn chemical burn heat burn peripheral nerve trauma (see nerve symptoms) peripheral nerve compressions.
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