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Scalp tenderness

Scalp tenderness: Introduction

Scalp tenderness: pain occurring on and around the scalp. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Scalp tenderness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Scalp tenderness: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Scalp tenderness

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Scalp tenderness: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Scalp tenderness

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. See 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 »

Detailed list of causes of Scalp tenderness

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

How Common are these Causes of Scalp tenderness?

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 tenderness. Of the 15 causes of Scalp tenderness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Scalp tenderness:

The following list of conditions have 'Scalp tenderness' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Scalp tenderness:

Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

Symptoms related to Scalp tenderness:

Giant cell arteritis, Migraine (37 causes), Tension headache (7 causes), Cervical myelopathy, Herpes zoster, Cellulitis (28 causes), Brain tumour (14 causes), Contact dermatitis

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