Scalp Pain and Fibromyalgia

Posted on May 18, 2018

Fibromyalgia is widespread pain all over the body, and that can include the scalp. Many people experience soreness or pain on the top of the head or say that their scalp feels bruised. Hats, ponytails, even pillows can be uncomfortable.

On MyFibroTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with fibromyalgia, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Scalp pain is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some question-and-answer threads about scalp pain:

Is having scalp tenderness a symptom of Fibromyalgia?

Does anyone have earaches and scalp pain?

Has anyone had painful scalp? My scalp is very sensitive to touch. It hurts when I wash my hair or scratch my head.

Here are some conversations about scalp pain:

Having a bad time with my painful scalp. Hurts to touch and have vertigo!

I keep changing shampoo for scalp issues skin rashes. It’s so embarrassing but now I don’t feel like I'm the only one.

I went and got my Botox injections for my migraines. I'm a little worried my scalp is still bruised at all of the injection sites.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyFibroTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have scalp pain almost daily and have to alternate shampoo quite often as they make my scalp itch from them which causes more pain. Does anyone know… read more

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