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Scalp Itch

Scalp Itch: Introduction

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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Causes of Scalp Itch:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Scalp Itch. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Scalp Itch:

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Scalp Itch Treatments

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Scalp Itch

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Scalp Itch: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Scalp Itch

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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 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, more »

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Organs affected by Scalp Itch:

The list of organs typically affected by Scalp Itch may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Scalp Itch

The list below shows some of the causes of Scalp Itch mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Scalp Itch?

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 Itch. Of the 16 causes of Scalp Itch that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Scalp Itch:

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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Causes of Scalp Itch Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Scalp Itch based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Scalp Itch?

    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 :

    Classifications of Scalp Itch:

    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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