A member asked:

I have a tender spot at the back of my head. it's sore to touch and it feels like a hard lump. like a bone. what could this be?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan answered

Specializes in Bariatrics

May be cellulitis: May be cellulitis or an early abscess if it is tender. That is when it can cause pain

Answered 11/7/2015


Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Scalp Boil: Boils can be painful but easy to treat. Typically, boils resolve on their own, but if a boil gets very painful or gets worse, you should see doctor.

Answered 3/8/2016



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