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A 27-year-old female asked:

Have a lump in my hair after drinking one night. its daily big maybe golf ball sized. don't know if i hit my head. i found it sunday it's now friday.

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Dr. Robert Shapiro
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Hematoma: If the lump is underneath the scalp, could be a hematoma, which is a harmless blood clot underneath the skin; you may have hit your head the other night at an area with a small blood vessel that bled. Also, alcohol temporarily thins your blood, making an accident like this more likely to occur. My advice: stop drinking, avoid taking aspirin/NSAIDs, and leave it alone; your body will reabsorb it

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Last updated Apr 23, 2016

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