A 20-year-old female asked:
There is a hard lump at the back of my head. is it a matter of worry? is there any way i can get rid of it with little or no medicines?
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Dr. Gregory Hinesanswered
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be seen: It is difficult to say without seeing it, but it could be many things. For example, the occipital prominence is normal, but you could have an infected hair follicle or some other infection. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis.
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