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Itchy scalp in children

Itchy scalp in children: Introduction

Itchy scalp in children: Itchy scalp in children is a condition in which a child's scalp is irritated, inflamed, scratchy, and itchy. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Itchy scalp in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Itchy scalp in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Itchy scalp in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch),...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Itchy scalp in children

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How Common are these Causes of Itchy scalp in children?

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  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 11 causes have no prevalence information.

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Medical Conditions associated with Itchy scalp in children:

Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

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Head lice, Permethrin, Nits, Headache (2433 causes), Dandruff (20 causes), Ketoconazole, Zinc pyrithine

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