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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 19, 2006
  • 01:49 PM

ive had a really itchy scalp for over a year with bumps and scabs that come and go. on top of this ive started getting bad neck stiffness and shooting headaches with itchy eyes that cant stand light and actually hurt. ive been to numerous doctors and had tests but they seem to think im overreacting which doesnt help. this is more of an annoyance condition thats affecting my work.

Please does anyone know what it could be?

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  • The rash on scalp may be psoriasis.. as for the eyes, do they itch and feel gritty, like sand in them> could be sjogrens symdrome. get a good eye moisturiserlike dura lube.hope this helps
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 14, 2007
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  • I would try a different Doctor and you could always try using head and shoulders shampoo. I get my hair dyed and sometimes the hair dye is too strong and gives me scablike stuff on my head and I will use head and shoulders and it will take it right away. Good luck to you.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 14, 2007
    • 00:52 PM
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  • ive had a really itchy scalp for over a year with bumps and scabs that come and go. on top of this ive started getting bad neck stiffness and shooting headaches with itchy eyes that cant stand light and actually hurt. ive been to numerous doctors and had tests but they seem to think im overreacting which doesnt help. this is more of an annoyance condition thats affecting my work. Please does anyone know what it could be? For undiagnosed chronic itch, look for small, round/cylindrical, yellow-ish granuals of a slightly firm, slightly oily substance. As you scratch, removing these from the top layer of skin relieves the itch (temporarily of course). It kind of looks like dandruff but it doesn't respond to dandruff shampoos. In this case it is likely to be Immunoglobulin-A (IgA) deposits, a sign of liver problems, allergies, or food intolerences. Coal and pine tar shampoos can help accelerate the rate at which the IgA granuals rise to the surface but they seem to be affective at dealing with all types of scalp itch. Sjorgens explains the eye issue and its genetically related to food induced IgA rashes. Good luck! Listen to your body and don't let the doctors tell you you're over-reacting or that its all in your head!
    Azaral 152 Replies
    • February 14, 2007
    • 03:33 PM
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