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Rochester, MI
A 41-year-old female asked:

Scalp bump what causes it? not a cyst if hair is tugged face turns red. is it a blood vessel in my scalp? that's irritated?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Skin problems: It's hard to tell what the bump is about without seeing it. There may be hair follicle infection, such as boil. If your hair is tugged and there's a lot of pain with it, your face may turn red due to pain chemical release causing your vessels to react. That's nothing to worry.
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