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The headache or scalp pain that occurs when wearing a ponytail for an extended period of time is due to tension being placed on the area surrounding the location of the ponytail on the head. This pain can be reduced or a... More »

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Hypothyroidism causes many skin and scalp changes, including open sores, large blisters, scaling, rashes, loss of pigment, and scarring on the scalp and body, according to the Thyroid Foundation of Canada. Additionally, ... More »

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Causes of scalp tenderness include conditions such as occipital neuralgia, head lice and temporal arteritis, according to Healthgrades. Occipital neuralgia is irritation of the occipital nerves, which emerge from the spi... More »

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A tension headache causes pain and pressure at the back of the head, according to Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms of a tension headache include dull pain around the head, tenderness in the scalp, shoulder muscles or neck, an... More »

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A headache is pain or discomfort that occurs in the head, scalp or upper neck, and a stomach ache is a lingering or sudden sharp pain that occurs in the abdominal area. The abdominal area is often referred to as the "sto... More »

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The symptoms of a stress headache, or tension headache, include dull, aching pain; tenderness in the scalp, shoulder or neck regions; and pressure or tightness on the sides or back of the head or across the forehead, exp... More »

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To make a sock bun, cut the toe off a sock, roll it into a donut, put your hair into a ponytail, pull it through the donut, and roll it down to your scalp. This 10-minute procedure requires a sock, scissors, hairspray, a... More »

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