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Scalp tenderness

LotusTree

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Does anyone else get incidents of scalp tenderness? I don’t have a headache and I’ve had my hair loose all day. But I just touched the top of my head to the top right and when I move my fingers around, it feels sore, sort of bruised and tender. And no I have not bumped my head against anything lately. This happens from time to time.
anyone else experience this? Thx
 

Anna70

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Yes, I have experienced this also. Usually It leaves when I take a shower or leaves after a few days.
 

Jennifer

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Does anyone else get incidents of scalp tenderness? I don’t have a headache and I’ve had my hair loose all day. But I just touched the top of my head to the top right and when I move my fingers around, it feels sore, sort of bruised and tender. And no I have not bumped my head against anything lately. This happens from time to time.
anyone else experience this? Thx
Yes and I have no idea what it is.

I am a licensed cosmetologist, still have no idea.

What I do know is, its nothing to worry about.
 

MATD

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Is it possible that the soreness is from tensed up cranial muscles from anxiety? These muscles and all muscles through the body, especially the head, neck, and trunk are all subject to constant tension from the overwhelmed sympathetic nervous system. It stands to reason that they will complain from all the stress they are under. Muscles overworked during exercise get sore, seems that would also be the case here.
 

kristinelorraine

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Scalp tenderness is usually caused from tension headaches and migraines. I have it most of the time. I went to neurologist did an mri and the dr. told me our scalp tend to feel tender and sore when we are stressed or lack of sleep and it’s very common and harmless.
 

E.B

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Ive noticed sensations in my hair/scalp that seem unexplainable. I shave my head and used to think when it grew back it would be uncomfortable. Ive also had the crawling sensations.
 
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