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is it normal to have lumps on your head

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Williams
14 years experience Dermatology
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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe, maybe not: Lumps & bumps are hard to describe in words. If one has little bumps on the head of his penis, and std's have been ruled out, they could be "pearly pe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
HealthTap Prime: Not sure what you mean by "lumps in head". Intracranial hypertension (or pseudotumor cerebri) is usually diagnosed by lumbar puncture (spinal tap) &am ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Itch: No. That isn't normal. Need to rule out bedlouse from crab louse.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I'd have to examine: Kids do have some lumpy areas on the skull.Some are a prominence of the normal occipital ridge, some are lymph glands that are prominent because they ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need to see MD: you need to bring him to see pediatrician. swollen lymph glands can be caused by different things- infection- bacterial, viral, TB etc- , inflammation ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
24 years experience Neurology
Further Eval needed: If this was his first seizure ever, then he needs additional evaluation with a pediatric neurologist. Workup may include an MRI of the brain, EEG or ... Read More
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A 38-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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Marshall
56 years experience Urology
Scrotal lesions: Could be small sebaceous cysts or mild infected hair follicles if bothersome suggest see dermatologist
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: It is either an inclusion cyst or a lymph node. If it is not red, painful nor growing, then it is probably ok.
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