A 18-year-old female asked:
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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?

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Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
May be cellulitis: May be cellulitis or an early abscess if it is tender. That is when it can cause pain
Answered on Nov 7, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience 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 on Mar 8, 2016

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