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A 39-year-old female asked:

What causes hard knot like lumps on your skull under your scalp? doesnt hurt but i have been having headaches more often than usual. they are around the crown area of my head around about where i wear my ponytail?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. These may be sebaceous/pilar cysts which are benign but can get infected. It would be prudent to see a doctor. Visit this site for info: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23092-pilar-trichilemmal-cyst#symptoms-and-causes Wish you good health!
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