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A 21-year-old male asked:

I have red bumps on my scalp and i don't know what they are.i have dandruff?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Follicular is: Could be folliculitis or infection of hair follicle .You should see a dermatologist.

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A 37-year-old female asked:

What are little red bumps that are on the scalp

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Folliculitis. : Could be an inflammation of the hair follicles upon the scalp. Are your hairs emanating from the bumps? Although this is a low-level infection, just letting warm-to-hot water run upon your scalp daily may be enough to help this along.
Last updated Aug 22, 2013


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