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itchy bumps on scalp that wont go away

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sores: Are any of the lesions filled with pus. I would thing staph or MRSA infection. If the sores are more acute more likely bug bites or something like t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Psoriasis: Likely psoriasis. I would first have it looked at to make sure it is nothing suspicious. If it is psoriasis, switching to t-gel shampoo as well as usi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: The more your scratch, the more hair you will lose from those spots, you should see your doctor first and they will tell you if seeing a dermatologist ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Parish
57 years experience Dermatology
Scalp Dermatitis: You may have seborrheic dermatitis, aggravated by applying grease, pomades, or other occlusive agents. Using a shampoo that has tar for five minutes ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Cyst?: Of hot compresses amd acne cream do not work it is a cyst which needs to be injected or drained. If it persists see dermatologist because itvwill leav ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manel Silva
16 years experience Internal Medicine
If you're worried: about an STD, the blotches on your palm may be a sign of syphilis. Regardless ,you should get tested for all STD's including HIV if you've had unprot ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Acne: It is more likely to get larger, tender, draining pimples that may become infected if they are picked, popped or scratched. I would recommend seeing ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below. See below: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reacti ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please see: your physician or a dermatologist as these recurrent boils need treatment.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many factors...: ...including: friction caused by rubbing against clothing, foreplay, intercourse or masturbation. Laundry detergents/lotions/different soaps. Eczema w ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?eczema: If it is a chronic skin condition on your hands with itchy, red dry areas then i would think eczema is a strong possibility. See my web site www.klei ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sebaceous hyperplasia: More likely they are oil glands under the skin , also known as sebaceous hyperplasia...A biopsy will readily give you the answer
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Many possible: You should have it examined by a doctor. Depending upcoming it cause, the treatment options can be very different. Possibilities include but are not ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
58 years experience Family Medicine
See Doctor: Most probably have infection, need to see your doctor. Maybe able to go to std clinic.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Question diagnosis: Did you diagnose yourself or did a doctor make the diagnosis? In any case, it is time to consult a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningfu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Flea bites: On legs only-probably flea bites. Any dogs or cats? Get them flea collars. Buy some solarcaine spray and Hydrocortisone cream and the itching will b ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
Gosh!: This sounds concerning for impetigo, a bacterial skin infection caused by streptococcus bacteria. It is easily treated with antibiotic ointments or pi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Picking or infection: Any lesion on the face that does not clear in one month should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Most commonly we worry about staph infections includin ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
BUG BITES: When you suspect bug bites, look closely in your bed if there are insects or any bedbugs present. Steroid cream helps or see md.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic: dermatitis- may be due to foods, cosmetics, systemic allergies or underlying medical conditions. i suggest formal allergy and skin testing.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kahn
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe not heat rash: There are causes for rash other then "heat rash" If it doesn't go away you should see a doctor and find out what the rash is.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
depends: Could be many possible conditions ranging from scabies to folliculitis, i would go to doctor.

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