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Bump on scalp won t go away

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anderson Tsai
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Hi: You should have doctor look at the bump to see what it is and if treatment is necessary. Take care.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
You may watch and wait. If the "bump" more than doubles in size, ulcerates, bleeds, more bumps develop, you get fever or lose weight, see a doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 39 years experience
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Parish
60 years experience
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Cyst, ?infected: could be pilar cyst or routine sebaceous cyst...would see dermatologist, esp if grows in size and is more painful.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 43 years experience
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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Guagenti
Dermatology 48 years experience
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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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maricelina Caro
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Many reasons: It is concerning that the lesion bleeds and I recommend you see a dermatologist. Scars don't tend to bleed.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
Have it evaluated: If that is the case, have the area evaluated to determine the cause.
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