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Small bumps on scalp that hurt and dry up

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Foolish?: I am not sure what your red bumps are but if you pick these they could be come infected and could develop a cellulitis. I would see your doc and have ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Scalp problem: It is possible that you have a fungus of the scalp. Check with a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist who can test this for fungus or something else.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Ramsey
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pictures help: very hard to diagnose a rash without being able to see it
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
? related: Neck pain and headaches are common. So are skin lesions, like pimples, on scalp. Infection can be a common cause. You might have fever, shooting pain ... Read More
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
18 years experience Pediatrics
Needs work up : Could be fungal infection of the scalp, folliculitis, etc. Needs KOH prep of the scalp skin scraping from affected areas. Based on the diagnosis treat ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for: Seborrheic dermatitis, folliculitis, rosacea, cutaneous porphyria, lupus/autoimmune condition, allergic or contact dermatitis etc. Consider getting a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Good question: It's difficult to answer skin problems without seeing them. The answers could be one of very many things. It does not sound from your description to b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: This could be psoriaisis or you may have 2 conditions at tue same time. For proper diagnosis and treatment see a dermatologist to determine of this is ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Parish
58 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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