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i have had an itchy crawling feeling on my face and scalp for

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i have had an itchy crawling feeling on my face and scalp for 10 weeks i have used permethrin to no avail but teatree oil does help
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
If there is a rash, you need a sample sent to the lab.

It sounds like there is no rash.

In that case, the possibilities are
allergy
iron deficiency
Polycythemia vera
Infection
Hidden infection or malginancy
Diabetes
Liver or kidney problems.
Heavy metal toxicity.
Contact sensitivity to some item.

This is assuming it is not a skin problem per se...which would have physical findings.
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