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Scalp Numbness: Numb sensation or loss of feeling on the scalp. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Scalp Numbness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following list of conditions have 'Scalp Numbness' 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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Scalp Numbness, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Scalp Numbness:
Numbness (497 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
Symptoms related to Scalp Numbness:
Head numbness, Scalp itch (16 causes), Itchiness (1068 causes), Numbness (497 causes), Migraine (37 causes), Shingles, Compressed nerve, Whiplash, Epilepsy (132 causes), Facelift operation, Muscle tension (9 causes), Stress, Anxiety (895 causes)
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