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Why does my hair scalp hurt, especially after putting my hair in a pony tail then letting go of my hair afterwards? It hurts the roots too.

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Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Scalp hurts

If you pull your hair tight to put it in a pony tail or if you have thick heavy hair it can actually pull on the scalp and cause pain.
My guess would be that this is what is happening.

In brief: Scalp hurts

If you pull your hair tight to put it in a pony tail or if you have thick heavy hair it can actually pull on the scalp and cause pain.
My guess would be that this is what is happening.
Dr. William Simon
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