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A 32-year-old female asked:

I have an itchy scalp and two small bumps at the bottom of my head on either side. could this be allergy related since it is fall? i have been sweating a lot as well due to increase in exercise. skin on body itches as well.

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Sounds more: like an infected scalp and the "lumps" may be enlarged lymph glands which drain the scalp! A "hands on" exam is indicated and an anti-dandruff shampoo with a course of oral antibiotics may be indicated! Hope this helps Dr Z
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