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Scalp pain

Scalp pain: Introduction

Scalp pain: Pain occurring on or around the scalp. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Scalp pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Scalp pain:

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.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Scalp pain

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Scalp pain: Symptom Checker

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Scalp pain Treatments

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Stories from Users for Scalp pain

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Scalp pain: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Scalp pain

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Scalp pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Scalp pain

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Scalp pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Scalp pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Scalp pain:

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

Detailed list of causes of Scalp pain

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

How Common are these Causes of Scalp pain?

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:

  • 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
  • 20 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Scalp pain:

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.

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

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Scalp pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Scalp pain:

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

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Scalp pain

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