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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have these pimple like bumps in the back of my head . i've peeled them off & they come back.. they bleed for no reason and they hurt when ?

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Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Skin infection: This sounds like a skin infection which is common in that area of the head. Don't scratch or peel the skin eruptions. Clean it with soap and water, apply Some antiseptic cream on it (no hydrocortisone !) and see your PCP soon. This infection can be very resistant and can rapidly spread.
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