A 21-year-old member asked:
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i have an achy bump on the back of my head, right under the base of my skull; fells kinda like an ingrown hair. what do you think?

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Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: It is possibly an ingrown hair or other small pimple, but it could also be eczema, or even psoriasis. There are many possibilities. If it persists for longer than a few weeks, you might want to have it looked at.
Answered on Jun 4, 2015
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Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Look at it: Or get someone to look at it. It could be acne or a sebaceous cyst, even a lipoma can be in that area.
Answered on Nov 17, 2013

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Mass back of head: You 'll need to see a doctor to examine the mass. It can be a lipoma, sebaceous cyst, osteoma or other tumors.
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