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Sudden onset of itchy scalp: Sudden onset of itchy scalp is the rapid development of scalp itchiness. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Sudden onset of itchy scalp, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Sudden onset of itchy scalp:
Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)
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