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stress bumps on scalp

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Cyst: Most common bump is cyst, but can determine cause from limited description. Smalll bumps present for long time are almost always benign cysts which ca ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I am not sure what: You are referring to? Hives? There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Germs do.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. F: Do get tested for diabetes as this disorder predisposes to folliculitis.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Stress bumps: Stress bumps are due to histamine release and are also known as urticaria. First you need to make sure that there is no other cause of the bumps (i.E ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: These are called montgomery's glands and are thought to secrete lubrication for the nipple.They become more prominent during pregnancy. It has been sa ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Must see: You must see a doctor for treatment. Preferably a dermatologist.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Infection: best to get it checked out with your GP
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Trauma: Trauma (blow) to the region would give you a bump. Other causes can include inflammation, tumor (most likely benign), consult your pcp.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Berman
40 years experience Dermatology
Cysts/acne necrotica: It's difficult to tell you exactly what this is without examining you, but if what you have are marble size or larger moveable knots in the deeper su ... Read More
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