A 49-year-old male asked:
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i have what appears to be a small growth of extra skin on the back of my head that looks like a large wart. can i try removal at home first?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Would not recommend.
Answered on Dec 26, 2012
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
No: Please don't as the scalp is very vascular and prone to bleeding profusely. Have a dermatologist do it, please.
Answered on Dec 26, 2012

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See a doctor: Take him to the doctor. There's no way for this forum to give any other answer. Good luck.
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Hard to tell: You probably should ask your doctor to look at it since there are many possibilities.
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