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Why is my scalp tender?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Inflammation, infect

The area around the roots is inflammed by bacteria, fungus etc.
Psoriasis, seborrhea, follicultis or other conditions can cause swelling in the scalp and tenderness. Since this may need antibiotics or other treatment see md if medicated shampoos don't help.

In brief: Inflammation, infect

The area around the roots is inflammed by bacteria, fungus etc.
Psoriasis, seborrhea, follicultis or other conditions can cause swelling in the scalp and tenderness. Since this may need antibiotics or other treatment see md if medicated shampoos don't help.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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