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A 35-year-old female asked:

Painful bumps on back of head (entire right side) 3 days ago. no redness, but constant pain. any advice? should i see a dermatologist?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Yes: Consult a dermatologist as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. This painful eruption may be shingles, other herpes eruption or a cluster of inflamed/infected ingrown hairs or folliculitis. These all are treatable and appropriate treatment and follow-up are important
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