Sore scalp to the touch

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it's been a week that my skin is sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span>. I shave my head and it feels as though i have scraped it with the razor but there is no sign of any soreness or bruising. Interesting to see so many people have suffered it for so long and yet no one knows the answer. Has any one reported this to the NHS?
For a good few days I have a patch on the bottom left of my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> which is very sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch. It does just feel like that feeling you get if your hair has been tied up tightly. I also have a couple of weird marks on my face - very small just like the skin has rubbed off? I had a tattoo and nose piercing a week or so ago - am I being paranoid? Any connections?
I didn't think much about it until the pain at my feet and arms started increasing and it dawned on me that the top of my head is another peripheral of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> body. It feels somewhat like a sunburn, sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch and aggravated by brushing it.
I recently had an area of my throat that hurt when I swallowed. On the second day I woke up with a feeling on the left side of my face and Scalp that was "tender to touch." It stopped at the midline. I saw an ENT doctor the next day and had an endoscopy of my sinuses and throat and nothing appeared to be irritated or abnormal. the throat pain is gone and the discomfort in my face is completely gone and the Scalp discomfort is almost gone. the entire duration was 4-5 days.
Basically, for about 24 - 48 hours, an area of skin (generally from the size of a softball <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> basketball) will become extremely tender and sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch ... almost as if it were bruised significantly. It is so tender that clothes brushing against it is painful. the problem is, there is no visual evidence of it. I went to the doctor and felt as though he was insinuating that I was making up the symptoms because he could not see anything. Very, very frustrating.
I have sore hard bumps on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span>. I have been <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> two dermatoligst, with no success for two years. they hurt and itch. they gave me shampoo, pills, and injections. they seem like they don't know what it is.
I have painful sores on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span>. they are swollen and painful <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch. When I squeeze them they bleed, but the blood is watery. Sometimes the sores go away entirely, but other times I seem to get many of them - maybe 5 - at the same time. I see from a Google discussion on the subject that this is quite common, but no one seems to know the cause.
its a weird kinda like i said <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> top of my head <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> is tender <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> vision really isnt impaired but i knowi have needed glasses....any thoughts...and any suggestions? thanx!
Past primary care doctors have not been concerned with it. Over <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> past few days, it has become inflamed - red, larger, sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> the touch and a little tingly. I've made a dermatologist appointment but can't get in for about a week. Any advice? Should I be worried?
I wanted to add that I think I have a couple more sore areas like that, more on the left side of my head, if I press hard on them they hurt, near the first one and that this all started when I was about 5 months pregnant (4 months ago) and I had shoulder blade/neck pain and numbness down my left arm and pain in a sort of fishhook shape from the base of my neck <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> top of my head. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> doctor thought it was a compressed nerve, something related <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> pregnancy.
I had the stabbing several times through out the day and now my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> is SO tender. It hurts <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch. I used <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> get migraines monthly, but after 3 children, no more migraines. I will go to my doctor soon to check this out, but I am worried about this. I keep reading about "ice pick" headaches, but do they leave their victims with sore Scalps afterwards? My pain is on the left side and almost on top of my head. Any feedback would be great. Thanks!
My <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> is really dry ,itchy ,sore all over <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch and I have crusty lumps like pimples in my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> which are sore ,nothing the Dr has given me seems to ease it ,any advise what this could be please ?
I have a recurring bump on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span>, which is very tender <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch. Accompanying this bump (which is impacting an area of approximatly 3-inches in height in length) is a VERY tender and swollen lymph note on my neck. I get these bumps in various parts of my Scalp multiple times a year. After the initial swelling, a open sore appears that itches and drains liquid, taking weeks to heal.
I'm having <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> same problem only on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> back of my legs...It doesn't hurt <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> walk...but very sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> touch. I sit twelve hours every day I work and when I come home my legs are swollen. lately they ache or should I say sore to the touch.. When I'm off I don't have the problem...Sometimes I take off just to help my the way I'm a 61 year female......can someone help or tell me whats going on>???
My hair has also started <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> fall out and at <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> end of my hair, a white little grain is at <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> end. Hair will not stop falling out. I have gotten blood tests at a dermatology office and everything was normal. I also have tried about very type of zinc pyrithione shampoo, at the highest concentrations. Also I have tried, salycylic shampoos, tar shampoos, jojoba oil, AND nothing seems to help. Please help me and my hair.
to me, the tx flu-like symptoms include my skin being sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> as well. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> sore skin doesn't always occur for me every week tho, just from time to time. I am fortunate enough to have a hot tub, it seems to be the best therapy for me & I use it every day. It helps me SO much to soak for 10-15 minutes. It helps me with the sore skin, joint & body aches, stress & just plain relaxation. If you don't have a hottub, try just soaking in the bathtub.
I am having pain just on one side of my Scalp.It is so tender it hurts <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch my hair. My ear on the same side is sore and I have a small knot behind it,which is also tender.What should I do?
they appear to be spreading and are slightly tender, sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch. On <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> second day I am experiencing occasional stabs of pain from <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> area, similar to headache pains and short in duration. Rash, insect bite, serious?
Sometime I would get these small bumps on my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> that would be sore. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> relieve <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> soreness I would pull out the hair on the bump and at the roots of the strands would be a clear wax like covering on it usually less than a cm in length. It is wet to the touch and can be removed from the root if you pull it off. Sometimes a bump would be so sore, I end up pulling 15+ strands with those things on the root.. What's happening??
My Scalp doesn't have sores and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> area doesn't appear <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> be red, but my hair has thinned in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> sore area. It isn't sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> touch it just constantly feels tender. I do suffer from allergies to dust, pollen, and cat dandruff. I often have sinus pressure around my temples and forehead. Could my sinus problems be causing my sore Scalp?
It started on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> right side of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> back of my neck and slowly progressed <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> where it has stayed. I get shooting pains that start at the top of my Scalp and shoot downward to my neck and ears. I have already seeen 5 dermatologists, but they will only look at the Scalp. they will not touch it. I have been told that if they cannot see it, it does not exist. I am beside myself as to what to do next. A friend who is an RN said that it could be neurological.
My whole <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> is sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch. It feels like I have just taken a ponytail out except it it all over my Scalp instead of in a particular place. What could this be? Please help.
I have some pain on the crown of my head, it gets bad at times and it is sensitive <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch even when I lie down or anything touches it. I also have pain in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> ear on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> right side, it also affects my eyes, pressure behind them. I have some pulling feeling in my neck and right shoulder when I turn my head at times....I feel two to three small lumps or they are vessels that are swollen either way...its painful and annoying at the same time.
All are very sore to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> main area of outbreak is a band across <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> back of my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> from temple <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> temple, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> sort of area where a hat band would contact your head. the spots are constantly appearing but I have periods of more severs outbreak. I have oily hair which I have to wash every day with baby shampoo. I dont get acne on any other part of my body. I know I probably shouldn't but I do squeeze them as it relieves some of the pain. Any ideas on condition and/or remedies ?
I had forgotten I had an ingrown-hair spot on my forehead but remembered it when he combed a few times over it and it hurt. I asked him <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> avoid combing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> area due <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> my spot which by that time had become sore and red. I am not sure why but in a matter of seconds he put his finger on it for max 2 seconds and said 'it is just a spot'..When I put some tissue over it there was some watery fluid, kind of pinkish, from a mixture of blood and water..
and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> KEEP MY FOLLOW-UP with my neurosurgeon. So I did but I called in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> office <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> see if I needed to come in sooner to let him know it is not better and I still continue to vomit. I soon rec'd a call from his nurse. She left me in tears...I do not feel well and I am in pain and sick. I was very upset as I got off the phone with her. She told me that there was nothing he can do for me. That I am released from him.
For the past month I've been having headaches on the left side of my head. top, side and forehead area. If I <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch my head my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> is very sore. I feel like I have a bruise on my head. I've been to my dr he thinks it could be from my birth control pill. I've taken the same pill for 3+ years. I've had a cat scan and it was normal. the pain is not constant but pretty close. Sometimes it pulsates, sometimes it's dull. Does anyone have a clue what this might be?? I need some relief.
Have had MS for over 20 years, FM for <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> last 5 years. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> pain, and sores on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span>, hurts <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> brush my hair. Have tried all the meds, for both MS and FM. Now they want me to be evaluated to see if they'll let me take home a T.E.N.S. unit to address the pain. Has anyone heard of this for Fibro pain? I used to do acupuncture, which helped tremendously - but ins will no longer cover it (Medicare) and I can't pay for it living only on disability now. Any suggestions???
then my neck (the fleshy part right under my right ear) got sore <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>uch, then my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Scalp</span> became sore right above my right ear, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>the</span> part that is sore is about 1.5 inches in diameter. This started last night June 20th, today is the 21st and it's a little worse than it was yesterday. Please someone give me some guidance.
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