Can an itchy scalp be part of hair loss?

Itchy scalp. Itchy scalp can be due to Demodex mites, lice, dermatitis and these can cause hair loss. Do you have any redness on your scalp?

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I have extreme hair loss/painful/itchy scalp. I now see my scalp. What can I do other than rogaine (minoxidil) that is affective. Can this be serious how can I tell?

Physician exam. Loss of hair with a painful, itchy scalp could be associated with multiple problems. Physician review is a must. Hold on the rogaine (minoxidil) until you have an accurate diagnosis for your hair loss. Rogaine (minoxidil) may even cause itchy skin irritation. Consider review by a dermatologist or hair transplant surgeon. International society of hair transplant surgery. Read more...

My all test are normal I've only mites allergy but when I eat egg or vegetable milk I get itchy scalp and hair loss please explain. ..?

Food allergy. If you notice symptoms despite negative tests you have performed elimination diet showing you are sensitive to those foods and should avoid or limit those foods to occasional use after a wash out period of several months and hen ly in very small amounts. Read more...

F 40y positive ANA 1:160 speckled only symptoms are extreme hair thinning, oily & sometimes itchy scalp, dry skin help need to find cure for hair loss?

Well. Lupus can cause hair loss but you will need more tests to confirm if you indeed have lupus since an elevated ANA titer may be found in apparently healthy people. If it is present , controlling the disease activity would likely help. On the other hand , overactive thyroid and even iron deficiency may cause hair loss consult a rheumatologist. Read more...
Complicated. Your symptoms and lab findings may be consistent with lupus or sjögren's syndrome need more information and more lab studies to make determination hair loss may be a part of either disease. It is important that you see a rheumatologist asap. Read more...