See what questions
a doctor would ask.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Scalp pain.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
Home medical tests possibly related to Scalp pain:
Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Scalp pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Review further information on Scalp pain Treatments.
Real-life user stories relating to Scalp pain:
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Scalp pain may include these symptoms:
Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:
Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:
Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Scalp pain:
Read more about causes and Scalp pain deaths.
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 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia totalis are incorrect....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 of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include cicatrial alopecia...read more »
Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:
Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list of organs typically affected by Scalp pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Scalp pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Scalp pain. Of the 22 causes of Scalp pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Scalp pain' 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.
Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Scalp pain or choose View All.
Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.
Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Scalp pain, 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 pain:
Pain (6458 causes), Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
Symptoms related to Scalp pain:
Scalp itch (16 causes), Dandruff (20 causes), Head pain (182 causes), Skin pain (116 causes), Cervical migraine, Cervicogenic headache, Occipital neuralgia, Migraine headache, Tension type headache, Brain tumour (14 causes), Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes), Cervical myelopathy, Osteomyelitis (40 causes), Paget's disease
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
These general medical articles may be of interest:
Medical research papers related to Scalp pain include:
Search Specialists by State and City