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yellow bumps on scalp

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Infected cyst?: Infected cyst or hair follicle iikely. If large see a doc. If very small try a spot of bacitracin after cleaning it with mild soap and water. Hot c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Needs examination: Your symptoms may be a form of seborrhea. It is not clear from your description if they are limited to your scalp, or if they responded to any attempt ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See your doctor: This sounds like changes consistent with sun exposure. It could be anything from a Solar Keratosis to skin cancer. You should have anything checked ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: to have it checked . Do not not scratch it off.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Van Wyk
Specializes in
Abscess: Most probable abscesses that must be treated with drainage and antibiotics. But cannot make a diagnosis without a clinical examination. So please go t ... Read More
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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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Infection: best to get it checked out with your GP
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 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 member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Dermatitis: There are multiple thousands of hair follicles on ones head. One for each hair. Occasionally these follicles get infected with bacteria and will for ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yellow "submarine": The itchy yellow bump is located where it must be seen by a GYN MD to accurately diagnose as it is presently "underwater".
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Scalp bump: This may be a cyst or inflamed ingrown hair A bony outgrowth of the skull is another possibility.. If there is pain and tenderness,a physician should ... Read More

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