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Fontana, CA
A 22-year-old female asked:

I have 2 small bumps on my scalp and now the hair feel out in the area what is it should i see a doctor?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 years experience
Trichilemmal Cysts: Trichilemmal or pilar cysts are common intradermal or subcutaneous cysts, occurring in 5-10% of the population.Greater than 90% occur on the scalp, where trichilemmal cysts are the most common cutaneous cyst.Trichilemmal cysts are almost always benign. They may be sporadic or they may be autosomal dominantly inherited. Treatment is surgical excision.
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