CSN Login
Members Online: 12

Help with hair pain?

Sdawells
Posts: 23
Joined: Nov 2012

I cut my hair down to about 1/8 of an inch and am finding that as it falls out it is rather painful. Does anyone have any suggestions to relieve this pain. It feels good standing under the shower spray but I can't do that all day. Rubbing it gently with a soft cloth helps a bit too. Any ideas out there?

teresa41's picture
teresa41
Posts: 453
Joined: Jun 2009

It might sound weird but I used a lint roller on my head the kind with tape on it a few times a day and it helped get the stubles out also I wore soft caps
And used baby shampoo.

I hope it gets better for you

Hugs
Teresa

edeg21
Posts: 8
Joined: Dec 2012

What a great idea! I, too, had hair pain as it fell out and now that I have stubble, it still hurts! I will definately try the roller!
Thanks
Donna

Alexandra's picture
Alexandra
Posts: 1198
Joined: Jul 2012

Rub TOPICAINE or any over-the-counter Lidocaine gel on your scalp.
Pain and tenderness will subside shortly

Subscribe with RSS
About Cancer Society

The content on this site is for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. Use of this online service is subject to the disclaimer and the terms and conditions.

Copyright 2000-2014 © Cancer Survivors Network