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A 21-year-old female asked:

hard painful lump on back of head along hair line. hard and painfull to the touch. accompanied by headache. what could this be? medical atn nesesary?

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Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Cyst or abscess?: It is possible that you could have a cyst, infected hair, or abscess that is causing your symptoms. Please see your doctor for proper treatment. It may include antibiotics or it may need incision and drainage.

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Last updated Apr 2, 2018

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