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Scalp Itch: Itchy sensation occurring on or around the scalp. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Scalp Itch, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The list of organs typically affected by Scalp Itch may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Scalp Itch mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Scalp Itch' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Scalp Itch based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Scalp Itch, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Scalp Itch:
Flaky scalp (6 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Scalp Itch:
Itching skin (1068 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 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), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
Symptoms related to Scalp Itch:
Scalp pain (22 causes), Scalp tingling (10 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head itch (22 causes), Acne necrotica, Basal cell carcinoma, Contact dermatitis, Allergy to soap/shampoo, Eczema (227 causes), Herpes Zoster, Tinea (13 causes), Lupus erythematosus (14 causes), Psoriasis, Seborrheic dermatitis (20 causes)
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