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i've recently been diagnosed with dcis of the breast. i now have a very itchy scalp with a raised bump under the skin behind the ear. related?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not likely: The two conditions are unrelated. Wish you good health!

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