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Dr Jessica Garner

Dr Jessica Garner, MRCGP

General Practitioner

Dr Jessica Garner is a GP and health writer and graduated from Medical School in 2002.

She then spent a further five years working as a hospital doctor, gaining experience in a host of different specialities, including a spell working as an A&E doctor in Australia. She went on to complete her GP training, qualifying and becoming a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2008.

She also writes for publications such as Pulse and GP Online.

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If you tell someone you are scratching your head, with a bit of luck they will assume you are engrossed in a serious bit of cogitation. However, it is probably more likely that you are actually suffering from an itchy scalp. There are lots of reasons for our scalps to become irritated but here are a few common causes and what you can do about it.

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The average GP appointment lasts 10 minutes. 10 minutes. Yes, 10 minutes!

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While an itchy bum may be a literal pain in the backside, it's actually incredibly common. There are thought to be over 100 potential causes but some are more likely and more common than others. Here is a brief rundown on some likely culprits and what you can do about it.

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