A 34-year-old female asked:
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soft, tender, sore spot on top/back of head. feels squishy and tender when i touch it. also having bad headaches. no trauma. ?

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Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Sebaceous cyst: Is a likely diagnosis. These occur often on the scalp. The headaches may be related. Another possibility is a lipoma; both of them require surgery to remove. See a doctor ASAP, the problem will only get worse.
Answered on Sep 20, 2016

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