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bump on scalp that won t go away

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Parish
57 years experience Dermatology
Possible psoriasis: The bumps may represent psoriatic scale or possibly infection of the hair follicles. See your dermatologist to be sure.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor: There are several possible causes for the "bump" described such as blocked hair follicle, dermoid cyst, mole, & more. Diagnosis of skin findings c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
Needs a checkup: It should be seen. Very hard to diagnose with so little information. There are many possibilities in diagnosis.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Cyst, ?infected: could be pilar cyst or routine sebaceous cyst...would see dermatologist, esp if grows in size and is more painful.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
C/w scar tissue or: possibly a persistent sebaceous cyst with significant scar tissue around it which your efforts are not emptying, just adding to trauma & more scar ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Scalp psoriasis: Shoul d seen by dermatologist.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many possibilitites: You may have to see a doctor to get a proper diagnosis. Painful bumps may be infected. Itchy areas in the scalp can be psoriasis. Vit d oil topically ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
?folliculitis: This could be caused by inflammation or infection of some of the hair follicles of that part of your scalp. A dermatologist could diagnose the problem ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Could be sebascious: Cyst! stop pressing on it. If it gets larger see pcp g; get it removed.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Guagenti
45 years experience Dermatology
Skin bump: bumps and lumps on the skin can be anything from benign cysts to malignant tumors. this is something that should be looked at and diagnosed by your do ... Read More
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