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Pimple On Scalp

Pimples on the scalp are fairly common but they are painful as well as annoying. There are several causes for pimples on the scalp. Some of these causes include: contact dermatitis caused by allergic reaction on the skin; seborrheic dermatitis fed by excessive scalp oils; viral infection such as shingles or chickenpox; folliculitis which is an infection of the hair shaft; impetigo an infection of the skin; and epidermal or sebaceous cysts. Pimples most often develop when the follicle of... more »

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