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I sometimes wake up with red bumps on my head and don't think much about it because i believe they are just pimples and then they end up disappearing but this time i have a bump in my scalp in which i thought would heal as it would before but it didn't in

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Dr. Stuart Winkler
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis 49 years experience
Bumps on the head: cysts, folliculitis (infected hair follicles), tumors both benign and malignant all can occur on the scalp. The fact that this one does not heal and should be examined and possibly biopsied.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Acne possible but...: ...it would be helpful to see a photograph of your lesions to more accurately answer your concern. Without one, we can only guess. Ideally, ask your physician at home to examine you so appropriate treatment can begin.

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