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I have a few lumps on the back of my head that dont hurt or move is this normal

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Williams
Dermatology 15 years experience
Head Lumps: These lumps on the scalp could be what are called trichilemmal or pilar cysts which are the most common cyst of the skin and contain a thick substance... Read More

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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impossible to say: Impossible to say without examining the area. See a doctor if you want to know for sure.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Exam needed: This could be an ingrown hair, inclusion cyst,wen or benign fatty tumor(lipoma). A lymph node in that region is less likely. I doubt serious pathology... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Benign: probably just benign lymph node. as long as not getting bigger OR other swellings prob does not require office visit.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
MY ACHIN' HEAD: It sounds like you may have an inflamed lymph node, called a "Reactive" lymph node. We have many lymph nodes in our scalp, including in the vicinity o... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
Pain Management 20 years experience
Occipital neuralgia: The greater and lesser occipital nerves live in the back of the head on both sides. The lesser nerve runs towards your ear and the greater nerve runs ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Most likely you have: sebaceous cysts , probably now getting infected , call your doctor for examination possible removal
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Reaction: Are the bobs in an area where the EEG electrodes were placed? We use a mild adhesive to keep them on the scalp which can irritate the skin in some ca... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
See derm: See a dermatologist for possible biopsy. You may have to have special xrays done.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Lumps: These could be enlarged lymph nodes, ingrown hairs or inclusion cysts. A physician would have to examine them to be sure. Absence of tenderness usuall... Read More

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