Bald Spots (Hair) And Tenderness To Touch

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

Hematoma, giant cell arteritis, and cellulitis can all cause areas of the body to be tender to touch. While bald spots on the scalp are unlikely to be associated with these conditions, it is possible, particularly if inflammation of the scalp is also present. If you are concerned about these or other symptoms, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

Symptoms & Signs A-Z List

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors