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Scalp Numbness

Scalp Numbness: Introduction

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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Causes of Scalp Numbness:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Scalp Numbness

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Scalp Numbness: Symptom Checker

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Scalp Numbness Treatments

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Stories from Users for Scalp Numbness

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Scalp Numbness: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Scalp Numbness may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Scalp Numbness

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Scalp Numbness: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Scalp Numbness

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Scalp Numbness: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Scalp Numbness: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Scalp Numbness

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

How Common are these Causes of Scalp Numbness?

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 Numbness. Of the 12 causes of Scalp Numbness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Scalp Numbness:

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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Causes of Scalp Numbness Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Scalp Numbness 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 Numbness?

    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 :

    Classifications of Scalp Numbness:

    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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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Scalp Numbness

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